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Synonyms for 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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