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prescription   (Sound)

KK Pronunciation

〔 prIˋskrIpʃәn 〕

Pronunciation

〔 priˊskripʃәn 〕


Overview of noun prescription

The noun prescription has 4 senses


  • prescription -- (directions prescribed beforehand; the action of prescribing authoritative rules or directions; "I tried to follow her prescription for success")

  • prescription drug, prescription, prescription medicine, ethical drug -- (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")

  • prescription -- (written instructions for an optician on the lenses for a given person)

  • prescription -- (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)


Overview of adj prescription

The adj prescription has 1 sense


  • prescription -- (available only with a doctor's written prescription; "a prescription drug")