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Definition of "prescribed" []

  • Recommended by a doctor (adjective)
  • Laid down or recommended formally (adjective)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of prescribe. (verb)

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Use "prescribed" in a sentence
  • "The marriage-articles for both couples are drawn and executed; and the ceremony only waits until the parties shall have been resident in the parish the term prescribed by law."
  • "The defendant is sentenced to state prison for the term prescribed by law, which is for a minimum of 10 years to life."
  • "The defendant is sentenced to the term prescribed by law: A minimum of 10 years to life."