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(adj., noun)


There are 5 meanings of the word Prescription.

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Prescription - as an adjective

Available only with a doctor's written prescription

Example: "A prescription drug"

Antonyms (Opposite Meaning)

Prescription - as a noun

Directions prescribed beforehand; the action of prescribing authoritative rules or directions

Example: "I tried to follow her prescription for success"

A drug that is available only with written instructions from a doctor or dentist to a pharmacist

Example: "He told the doctor that he had been taking his prescription regularly"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
ethical drugprescription drugprescription medicine
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
medicament17medication15medicinal drugmedicine13
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

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

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

Example Sentences

"She went to the pharmacy to pick up her prescription."
"The doctor wrote a prescription for pain medication."
"He forgot to renew his prescription, so he ran out of medication."
"The pharmacist verified the dosage on the prescription."
"She followed the doctor's prescription for a week but saw no improvement."
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Word Game Points

Is PRESCRIPTION a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, prescription is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

PRESCRIPTION has a SCRABBLE points total of 18.

Is PRESCRIPTION a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, prescription is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
PRESCRIPTION has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 22.

Is PRESCRIPTION a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, prescription is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
PRESCRIPTION has a WORDFEUD points total of 21.

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