Definitions for "Prescribe"
To lay down authoritatively as a guide, direction, or rule of action; to impose as a peremptory order; to dictate; to appoint; to direct.
To direct, as a remedy to be used by a patient; as, the doctor prescribed quinine.
To give directions; to dictate.
To claim by prescription; to claim a title to a thing on the ground of immemorial use and enjoyment, that is, by a custom having the force of law.
Keywords:  enjoin, guide, rule, down, set
To set down as a rule or guide; enjoin.
Keywords:  influence, long
To influence by long use
Keywords:  commands, issue, orders
issue commands or orders for