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prescribe
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

12 uses
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Definition
to recommend or require what should be done

or more specifically:

of a medical doctor:  to give medical instructions — such as writing that a patient should take antibiotics
  • One day, too, when my wife was ill, he gave me a prescription which cured her.
    Chapters 19-20 (61% in)
  • Your son has probably neglected some prescribed form or attention in registering his cargo, and it is more than probable he will be set at liberty directly he has given the information required, whether touching the health of his crew, or the value of his freight.
    Chapters 5-6 (31% in)
  • Just the same as though you prayed that a physician might only be called upon to prescribe for headaches, measles, and the stings of wasps, or any other slight affection of the epidermis.
    Chapters 5-6 (91% in)
  • I was there, too, and I never shall forget the old man's smile at this prescription.
    Chapters 27-28 (15% in)
  • The doctors, anxious for my lungs, had prescribed the air of Naples.
    Chapters 51-52 (53% in)
  • But I say no more, madame; it is really as if I were prescribing for you.
    Chapters 51-52 (98% in)
  • Adieu, then, sir, and do not forget the prescription.
    Chapters 51-52 (99% in)
  • Next morning, faithful to his promise, he sent the prescription requested.
    Chapters 51-52 (**% in)
  • 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.
    Chapters 73-74 (90% in)
  • "What do you prescribe, doctor?" demanded Villefort.
    Chapters 79-80 (39% in)
  • 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.
    Chapters 93-94 (88% in)
  • 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.
    Chapters 93-94 (88% in)

There are no more uses of "prescribe" in The Count of Monte Cristo.

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