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 Meanings and Examples of PRESCRIBED
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 a.  set down as a rule or guide; certain; stated
Classic Sentence: (27 in 2 pages)
1  The young man wandered up and down the narrow paths, as well as the prescribed limits would allow; the clock struck six; without was heard the horn of a post-boy.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Context  Highlight   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
2  The doctors, anxious for my lungs, had prescribed the air of Naples.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 52. Toxicology.
3  Mademoiselle de Villefort may retire during the prescribed three months to her estate of Saint-Meran; I say hers, for she inherits it to-day.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 74. The Villefort Family Vault.
4  D'Avrigny followed the invalid, wrote a prescription, ordered Villefort to take a cabriolet, go in person to a chemist's to get the prescribed medicine, bring it himself, and wait for him in his daughter's room.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 94. Maximilian's Avowal.
5  I then bound myself once more to the prescribed conditions.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 41. DORA'S AUNTS
6  And the celebrated doctor expounded his plan of treatment with Soden waters, a remedy obviously prescribed primarily on the ground that they could do no harm.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 2: Chapter 1
7  Kitty was to be back from abroad in the middle of the summer, and bathing had been prescribed for her.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 3: Chapter 7
8  The doctor opined that the indisposition arose from fatigue and excitement, and prescribed rest.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 5: Chapter 20
9  In a word, he was so horribly bored by existing circumstances, that he forgot to go in for boredom in the manner prescribed by the authorities.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I
10  Nathan Ben Israel received his suffering countryman with that kindness which the law prescribed, and which the Jews practised to each other.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXV
11  She wanted it to be prescribed, and felt as a duty.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 2
12  After thoroughly examining her red and swollen eye, he prescribed a fomentation, which he made up himself at once, and tearing his handkerchief in pieces, he showed her how it ought to be applied.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Turgenev
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VIII
13  I have prescribed him centaury and St. John's wort, ordered him to eat carrots, given him soda; but all that's merely palliative measures; we want some more decided treatment.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Turgenev
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXI
14  The doctor who came to see her that day ordered her to continue the powders he had prescribed a fortnight previously.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER XVII
15  The doctor recommended silence, and that all painful emotions should be avoided; he prescribed an infusion of pure chinchona, and, in case the fever should increase again during the night, a calming potion.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Example Sentence:
1  Books must be kept according to a prescribed form.
2  Valium is usually prescribed to treat anxiety.
3  Our doctor diagnosed a throat infection and prescribed antibiotic and junior aspirin.
4  The drug is often prescribed for ulcers.
5  She prescribed some pills to help me to sleep.
6  Be sure to steep the fabric in the dye bath for the full time prescribed.
7  The doctor prescribed chocolate pills for his patient who was a hypochondriac.
8  There is no prescribed order in which assertions must be checked.
9  The doctor prescribed the tapering of the dose.
10  He may be able to prescribe you something for that cough.
11  The doctor prepared to prescribe a receipt.
12  They encourage doctors to prescribe cheaper generic drugs instead of more expensive brand names.
13  You can prescribe nil tax rates for one or more of the property classes.
14  My doctor prescribes aspirin for every complaint.
15  The law prescribes what should be done.