Synonyms and Antonyms of prescribe
to give the rules about (something) clearly and exactly <in chess, you can move the various pieces only in certain prescribed ways> Synonyms define, lay down, specify Related Words decree, dictate, ordain; assign, direct, fix, set, settle; arrange, order; choose, select; adjure, bid, charge, command, enjoin, instruct, tell; conduct, control, govern, lead, manage; coerce, compel, constrain, force; obligate, oblige, require
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