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prescribe

verb

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to give the rules about (something) clearly and exactly
  • in chess, you can move the various pieces only in certain prescribed ways

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The first known use of prescribe was in the 15th century

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“Prescribe.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/prescribe. Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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