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used in The Picture of Dorian Gray - 20 chapter version

2 uses
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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
  • You are really an admirable tonic, much better than what Sir Andrew prescribes for me.
    Chapter 15 (57% in)
  • Indeed, he was still devoted to the study of chemistry, and had a laboratory of his own, in which he used to shut himself up all day long, greatly to the annoyance of his mother, who had set her heart on his standing for Parliament, and had a vague idea that a chemist was a person who made up prescriptions.
    Chapter 14 (31% in)

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