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prescribe
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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
  • Besides the possibilities suggested by his name, Jaybird Kelsey ran the feed store and prescribed for animal ills as readily as the druggist did for people.
    Five (21% in)

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