Definition of Prescribed

1. Adjective. Set down as a rule or guide.




2. Adjective. Fixed or established especially by order or command. "At the time appointed (or the appointed time"
Exact synonyms: Appointed, Decreed, Ordained
Similar to: Settled

3. Adjective. Conforming to set usage, procedure, or discipline. "In prescribed order"
Exact synonyms: Official
Similar to: Regular
Derivative terms: Office

4. Adjective. Formally laid down or imposed. "Positive laws"
Exact synonyms: Positive
Similar to: Formal

Definition of Prescribed

1. Verb. (past of prescribe) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Prescribed

1. prescribe [v] - See also: prescribe

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prescribed

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prescribed (current term)
prescriber
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prescription(a)
prescription bottle
prescription bottles
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prescription drugs

Literary usage of Prescribed

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1. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1903)
"That there may be'erect- ed on any such building, above the limits hereinbefore prescribed, such steeples, towers, domes, sculptured ornaments and chimneys ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"... a papal constitution dealing with the conditions for admission to religious orders of men in which solemn vows are prescribed. It was issued by Pius IX, ..."

3. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1904)
"Eule: Percentage of fat prescribed (used as a whole number) represents the number of ounces of 20 per cent. cream to be added to a 20 ounce mixture, ..."

4. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1891)
"Thereupon his coachman, Arthur Godden, brought a collusive action against him in the king's bench for the prescribed penalty of 500/., to which Hales ..."

5. Commentaries on the Laws of England by William Blackstone, William Carey Jones (1915)
"(3) It is " a rule prescribed. ... a rule prescribed." Because a bare resolution, confined in the breast of the legislator, without manifesting itself by ..."

6. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"... or by reason of liis color or nice, than is prescribed for the punishment of white persons, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall, ..."

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