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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Issue commands or orders for.

Usage examples (31)
  • Okada bowed low -- as low as the rules of Japanese etiquette prescribe, which is to say that he bent himself almost double.
  • For example, if you have allergies, your doctor might "prescribe" over-the-counter Claritin.
  • It is inconceivable to me that an actual medical doctor would "prescribe" an abortion as a means of treating depression.
  • Or ever death his fated term prescribe; for more
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