Prescribe

Pre*scribe"

, v. i. 1. To give directions; to dictate.
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A forwardness to prescribe to their opinions.
Locke.
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2. To influence by long use [Obs.] Sir T. Browne.
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3. (Med.) To write or to give medical directions; to indicate remedies; as, to prescribe for a patient in a fever.
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4. (Law) To claim by prescription; to claim a title to a thing on the ground of immemorial use and enjoyment, that is, by a custom having the force of law.
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