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Definition of "prescribes" [prescribes]

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of prescribe. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "prescribes" in a sentence
  • "But the meaning of a term prescribes its correct application in infinitely many other novel situations that we have not encountered before."
  • "A chalice does not lose its consecration by the mere wearing away of the gilding, because the whole chalice is consecrated; but it becomes unfit for the purpose of consecrating in it, for the rubric prescribes that it be gilded on the inside."
  • "The ruby ring was made for her little finger instead of the fourth, on which the rubric prescribes that it should be put."