Usage examples for prescribed

  1. But slowly and gradually something may be done- and you are to understand that I never increased upon the prescribed quantity ... – The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1 (of 2) 1845-1846 by Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett
  2. Certainly not that prescribed by the policy of the middle ages. – Rousseau Volumes I. and II. by John Morley
  3. The Prince, obliged by the necessity of the case, had prescribed the terms and the title under which Alencon should be accepted. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  4. The Hardee tactics were then in use in the army, but on this occasion we observed the three- rank formation prescribed in the Scott tactics previous to the war. – History of Company F, 1st Regiment, R.I. Volunteers, during the Spring and Summer of 1861 by Charles H. Clarke
  5. That proposition once established, his next business will be to bring the subject's inclinations into line with a prescribed course of action. – A Grammar of Freethought by Chapman Cohen