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Meaning & Definition of Prescription in English

English

Prescription

/prəskrɪpʃən/

noun

1. Directions prescribed beforehand

  • The action of prescribing authoritative rules or directions
  • "I tried to follow her prescription for success"
    synonym:
  • prescription

2. 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"
    synonym:
  • prescription drug
  • ,
  • prescription
  • ,
  • prescription medicine
  • ,
  • ethical drug

3. Written instructions for an optician on the lenses for a given person

    synonym:
  • prescription

4. 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

    synonym:
  • prescription

adjective

1. Available only with a doctor's written prescription

  • "A prescription drug"
    synonym:
  • prescription(a)

Examples of using

Don't ingest antibiotics without a medical prescription.
I'll give you a prescription.
Go to the doctor to get your prescription!