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Meaning of PRESCRIPT

Pronunciation:  [adj]pri'skript, [n]'preeskript, 'preeskreept

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  prescribed guide for conduct or action
 

PRESCRIPT is a 9 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: rule
 
 See Also: book, bye law, bylaw, canon, communications protocol, dictate, direction, etiquette, GIGO, golden rule, instruction, Miranda rule, order, ordinance, parliamentary law, parliamentary procedure, precept, principle, protocol, regulation, rubric, rule book, rule of evidence, rules of order

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Pre"script\, a. [L. praescriptus, p. p. of
    praescribere: cf. F. prescrit. See {Prescribe}.]
    Directed; prescribed. `` A prescript from of words.'' --Jer.
    Taylor.
    
    
  2. \Pre"script\, n. [L. praescriptum: cf. OF. prescript.]
    1. Direction; precept; model prescribed. --Milton.
    
    2. A medical prescription. [Obs.] --Bp. Fell.
    
    
 

 

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