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prescribe

pre·scribe

prescribe

 
 
pronunciation:
prih skraIb
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part of speech: verb
inflections: prescribed, prescribes, prescribing
definition: to order or suggest as a medicine.
The doctor prescribed a cream for his rash.
synonyms:
recommend
similar words:
order
derivations: prescribable (adj.), prescriber (n.)
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