- A cue given to a performer (usually the beginning of the next line to be spoken. )
- usage: "the audience could hear his prompting"
- synonyms: prompting
- Computer science. ( a symbol that appears on the computer screen to indicate that the computer is ready to receive a command)
- synonyms: command prompt
- Give an incentive for action.
- usage: "This moved me to sacrifice my career"
- Serve as the inciting cause of.
- usage: "She prompted me to call my relatives"
- Assist (somebody acting or reciting) by suggesting the next words of something forgotten or imperfectly learned.
- According to schedule or without delay; on time.
- usage: "the train is prompt"
- Ready and willing or quick to act.
- usage: "she is always prompt to help her friends";
- Performed with little or no delay.
- usage: "an immediate reply to my letter"; "a prompt reply"; "was quick to respond"; "a straightaway denial"
WordNet 3.0 © 2006 by Princeton University
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