What does the word prescribe mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To direct; order; give directions.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Prescriber.

Usage examples for prescribe

  1. Will you examine our patient, Herr Doctor, and prescribe for him what is necessary? – The Great Impersonation by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  2. Do not their civil laws prescribe the same? – Spiritual Life and the Word of God by Emanuel Swedenborg