Definition of Prescribes

1. Verb. (third-person singular of prescribe) ¹



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Definition of Prescribes

1. prescribe [v] - See also: prescribe

Lexicographical Neighbors of Prescribes

prescinding
prescinds
prescious
prescore
prescored
prescores
prescoring
prescreen
prescreened
prescreening
prescreens
prescribe
prescribed
prescriber
prescribers
prescribes (current term)
prescribing
prescript
prescripted
prescriptibility
prescriptible
prescription
prescription(a)
prescription bottle
prescription bottles
prescription drug
prescription drugs
prescription medicine
prescriptionless
prescriptions

Literary usage of Prescribes

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Nicomachean Ethics of Aristotle by Aristotle (1891)
"WE said above that what we should choose is 1 neither too much nor too little, but " the mean/' and that " the mean " is what " right reason " prescribes. ..."

2. Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books by William Blackstone (1876)
"if one prescribes in a que estate, nothing is claimable but things incident, whatever is to arise by matter of record cannot be prescribed for 265 rules of ..."

3. The Confessions of St. Augustine by Augustine, Thomas, Edward Bouverie Pusey, William Benham (1909)
"... own trials under the triple division of temptation, "lust of the flesh, lust of the eyes, and pride"; what Christian continency prescribes as to each. ..."

4. Plato, and the Other Companions of Sokrates by George Grote (1888)
"What is it that the wise Law- rectitude- giver prescribes for the minds of the citizens — as the wise gymnastic trainer prescribes proper measure of ..."

5. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1886)
"It provides the machinery, and prescribes the general mode of procedure, .... had been in force, prescribes it as one of the rules or conditions which ..."

6. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1916)
"476. the waters among those entitled to their une, incidentally prescribes a mode of determining the relatives rights of the vari- o-is claimants to the ..."

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