English - Vietnamese Dictionary
prescribe /pris'kraib/Concise Dictionary
- ngoại động từ
- ra lệnh, truyền lệnh, sai khiến, bắt phải
- to prescribe to someone what to do: ra lệnh cho ai phải làm gì
- nội động từ
- (+ to, for) (pháp lý) thi hành quyền thời hiệu; được vì quyền thời hiệu
+issue commands or orders for
Advanced English Dictionary
ordain, order, direct, dictate, demand, decree, require, enjoin, rule, set (down), stipulate, command, instruct, define, specify, impose, lay down, exact, constrain:
The doctor prescribed rest. An independent journalist, Healey would not let anyone prescribe what he could or could not write.
+ verbCollocation Dictionary
1 ~ (sb) sth (for sth) (of a doctor) to tell sb to take a particular medicine or have a particular treatment; to write a PRESCRIPTION for a particular medicine, etc: [VN] Valium is usually prescribed to treat anxiety. + [VNN] He may be able to prescribe you something for that cough.
2 (used about a person or an organization with authority) to say what should be done or how sth should be done: [VN] The prescribed form must be completed and returned to this office. + [V that] Police regulations prescribe that an officer's number must be clearly visible. + [V wh-] The syllabus prescribes precisely which books should be studied.
The drug can no longer be legally prescribed.
| medically, medicinally
drugs prescribed for high blood pressure This drug is often prescribed for women with heart trouble.
2 what should/should not be done
narrowly, rigidly, strictly, tightly
The curriculum is rigidly prescribed from an early age. Everything about her life was strictly prescribed (= there were strict rules about what she could and could not do).
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