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synonyms for prescribe

  • define
  • determine
  • dictate
  • establish
  • impose
  • lay down
  • require
  • specify
  • appoint
  • assign
  • choose
  • command
  • decide
  • decree
  • designate
  • direct
  • enjoin
  • fix
  • guide
  • ordain
  • order
  • rule
  • select
  • set
  • settle
  • pick out
  • write prescription
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antonyms for prescribe

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  • confuse
  • disallow
  • disorganize
  • leave
  • misguide
  • mislead
  • mix up
  • neglect
  • refuse
  • reject
  • unsettle
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How to use prescribe in a sentence

Intentional fire, as she sees it, is “a tool and anyone who’s managing land is going to have prescribed fire in their toolbox.”
THEY KNOW HOW TO PREVENT MEGAFIRES. WHY WON’T ANYBODY LISTEN?BY ELIZABETH WEILAUGUST 28, 2020PROPUBLICA
This is followed by narrowly prescribed drug treatments that have been worked out over several years of controlled trials and clinical experience.
HOW PSEUDOSCIENTISTS GET AWAY WITH IT - FACTS SO ROMANTICSTUART FIRESTEINAUGUST 28, 2020NAUTILUS
For patients who depend on these mail-only services, a general practitioner will often prescribe birth control if needed.
USPS DELAYS THREATEN WOMEN’S ACCESS TO BIRTH CONTROLEHINCHLIFFEAUGUST 27, 2020FORTUNE
It involves a set of behaviors and norms that shape how men and women act, prescribe how they ought to be, and specify what it means to be a man or a woman.
NO, ANIMALS DO NOT HAVE GENDERS - FACTS SO ROMANTICCAILIN O'CONNORAUGUST 26, 2020NAUTILUS
Some other doctors at the medical center were also prescribing steroids — usually prednisone, but sometimes methylprednisolone or dexamethasone — for some patients.
A BLOOD TEST MAY SHOW WHICH COVID-19 PATIENTS STEROIDS WILL HELP — OR HARMTINA HESMAN SAEYJULY 22, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Doctors have prescribed it for decades to fight inflammation.
COMMON DRUG, DEXAMETHASONE, APPEARS FIRST TO CUT COVID-19 DEATHSTINA HESMAN SAEYJUNE 22, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Doctors also can continue to prescribe the drugs for “off label” use.
THE FDA HAS CANCELED EMERGENCY USE OF HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE FOR COVID-19TINA HESMAN SAEYJUNE 15, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
So as this man suggests, the prescribing protocols for opioids have changed — in his case, not for the better.
THE OPIOID TRAGEDY, PART 2: “IT’S NOT A DEATH SENTENCE” (EP. 403)STEPHEN J. DUBNERJANUARY 23, 2020FREAKONOMICS
At least half the patients who did return their pills brought back the entire number of pills they’d been prescribed.
THE OPIOID TRAGEDY, PART 1: “WE’VE ADDICTED AN ENTIRE GENERATION” (EP. 402)STEPHEN J. DUBNERJANUARY 16, 2020FREAKONOMICS
The steroid hormones are amongst the most widely prescribed drugs on the planet.
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