to recommend the use of (a medicine or other remedy)Our doctor prescribed antibiotics for her throat infection.
to lay down as a ruleThe judge said he was passing the sentence prescribed by law.
He ordained that they should wear uniform in public.
the people who set the rules for the tournament
The President has ordered a full investigation.
The court ruled that laws passed by the assembly remained valid.
She was required to take to the stage.
He's fixed a time when I can see him.
I recommend that you consult your doctor.
We met at the time appointed.
He commanded his troops to attack.
The Court must define the limits of its authority.
Circumstances dictated that they played a defensive game.
He assigned her all his land.
He got the two men off the hook by decreeing a general amnesty.
She enjoined me strictly not to tell anyone else.
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in the sense of appoint
to fix or decide (a time or place for an event)We met at the time appointed.
in the sense of assign
to set apart (a place or time) for a particular function or eventHe assigned her all his land.
Video: pronunciation of 'prescribe'
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