When I was 36 weeks pregnant, my nurse practitioner told me I had a urinary tract infection and prescribed an antibiotic.
More boys than girls take these drugs in childhood, but more adult women than men were prescribed them in the last decade.
Newly married, she now covers her hair in a long wig in the prescribed fashion for married Orthodox women.
Also, the same witness stated that the driver was prescribed medication (Ambien and Vicodin).
The filing of a cloture motion sets a clock ticking, and at the end of the prescribed time period, votes will be taken.
But one who merely incidentally performs what is prescribed may be said to "do the Word."
Any occupation is interrupted for the prayers and prescribed genuflections.
I prescribed phosphorus and strychnia, and galvanized the brain twice a week.
Teeth are knocked out, or filed into prescribed shapes, or blackened.
Harsh rules are prescribed for the maintenance of the condition of slavery into which the girls have fallen.
"to write down as a direction," mid-15c., from Latin praescribere "write beforehand" (see prescription). Related: Prescribed; prescribing. Medical sense is from 1580s, probably a back formation from prescription.
prescribe pre·scribe (prĭ-skrīb')
v. pre·scribed, pre·scrib·ing, pre·scribes
To give directions, either orally or in writing, for the preparation and administration of a remedy to be used in the treatment of a disease.