Definition of 'prescribe'

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The heady feeling of power from a new outfit was better than anything the doctor could prescribe for you. Cathy Kelly JUST BETWEEN US (2002)`Run out of my own little stash and doctors nowadays have to account for every drug they prescribe. Sara MacDonald SEA MUSIC (2002)`I'll prescribe some mild tranquillisers for you, but on the whole I think a change of scene would do the trick. Barbara Erskine HIDING FROM THE LIGHT (2002)This was why the Hand Trembler and Sandoval had decided to prescribe an Enemy Way. Hillerman, Tony THE JOE LEAPHORN MYSTERIES (2002)

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British English: prescribe /prɪˈskraɪb/ VERB
If a doctor prescribes treatment, he or she states what medicine or treatment a patient should have.
The physician examines the patient and prescribes medication.
  • American English: prescribe
  • Arabic: يَصِفُ الطَّبِيبُ عِلاجَاً
  • Brazilian Portuguese: receitar
  • Chinese: 开处方
  • Croatian: propisati
  • Czech: předepsat
  • Danish: ordinere
  • Dutch: voorschrijven
  • European Spanish: prescribir
  • Finnish: määrätä lääkettä
  • French: prescrire
  • German: verschreiben
  • Greek: συνταγογραφώ
  • Italian: prescrivere
  • Japanese: 処方する
  • Korean: 처방하다
  • Norwegian: foreskrive
  • Polish: zalecić
  • European Portuguese: receitar
  • Romanian: a prescrie
  • Russian: предписывать
  • Spanish: prescribir
  • Swedish: förskriva
  • Thai: สั่งจ่ายยา
  • Turkish: ilaç yazmak
  • Ukrainian: призначати
  • Vietnamese: kê thuốc


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