Pronunciation: (prō-skrīb'), [key]
—v.t., -scribed, -scrib•ing.
1. to denounce or condemn (a thing) as dangerous or harmful; prohibit.
2. to put outside the protection of the law; outlaw.
3. to banish or exile.
4. to announce the name of (a person) as condemned to death and subject to confiscation of property.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.