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Synonyms of prescription

Noun


1. prescription, direction, instruction

usage: directions prescribed beforehand; the action of prescribing authoritative rules or directions; "I tried to follow her prescription for success"

2. prescription drug, prescription, prescription medicine, ethical drug, medicine, medication, medicament, medicinal drug

usage: a drug that is available only with written instructions from a doctor or dentist to a pharmacist; "he told the doctor that he had been taking his prescription regularly"

3. prescription, written communication, written language, black and white

usage: written instructions for an optician on the lenses for a given person

4. prescription, written communication, written language, black and white

usage: written instructions from a physician or dentist to a druggist concerning the form and dosage of a drug to be issued to a given patient

Adjective


1. prescription(prenominal) (vs. nonprescription)

usage: available only with a doctor's written prescription; "a prescription drug"

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