doctor's orders

(redirected from dr's orders)

doctor's orders

Instructions given by one's doctor. Acting upon my doctor's orders, I cleared my schedule and spent the week recuperating at home. Samantha, you need to stay off your foot and use your crutches—doctor's orders, remember?
See also: order
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

doctor's orders something

that one is strongly advised to do as ordered or as if ordered by a doctor. I have to spend a month in Arizona. Doctor's orders. I'm doing this on doctor's orders, but I don't like it.
See also: order
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
See also:
References in periodicals archive ?
(5) Dr's orders - Dr Dre Pill - PS169.95 from http://store.universal-music.co.uk With a 30ft range, this deep bass delivery system will not leave you disappointed.