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used in The Fountainhead

3 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
  • It was not as if the draftsman had sat over them, pondering laboriously, piecing together doors, windows and columns, as his whim dictated and as the books prescribed.
    1.1 — Part 1 Chapter 1 (31% in)
  • # Roark stood at a table in the drafting room of Francon & Heyer, a pencil in his hand, a strand of orange hair hanging down over his face, the prescribed pearl-gray smock like a prison uniform on his body.
    1.7 — Part 1 Chapter 7 (43% in)
  • It was as if every dark mass exercised a suction like the pull of the planets in space, prescribing her orbit.
    3.5 — Part 3 Chapter 5 (64% in)

There are no more uses of "prescribe" in The Fountainhead.

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