Translation of "prescribe" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /prɪˈskraɪb/ /prɪˈskrɑɪb/ present participle prescribing, past tense and past participle prescribed

to order treatment for someone, or to say what someone should do or use to treat an illness or injury

recetar, mandar

(Translation of “prescribe” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /prəˈskraib/

to advise or order (the use of)

recetar; prescribir
My doctor prescribed some pills for my cold
Here is a list of books prescribed by the examiners for the exam.
prescription /-ˈskrip-/ noun

a doctor’s (usually written) instructions for the preparing and taking of a medicine

receta; prescripción
He gave me a prescription to give to the chemist.

the act of prescribing.


(Translation of “prescribe” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)