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〔 prɑmpt 〕


〔 prɒmpt 〕

Overview of noun prompt

The noun prompt has 2 senses

  • prompt, prompting -- (a cue given to a performer (usually the beginning of the next line to be spoken); "the audience could hear his prompting")

  • prompt, command prompt -- ((computer science) a symbol that appears on the computer screen to indicate that the computer is ready to receive a command)

Overview of verb prompt

The verb prompt has 3 senses

  • motivate, actuate, propel, move, prompt, incite -- (give an incentive for action; "This moved me to sacrifice my career")

  • prompt, inspire, instigate -- (serve as the inciting cause of; "She prompted me to call my relatives")

  • prompt, remind, cue -- (assist (somebody acting or reciting) by suggesting the next words of something forgotten or imperfectly learned)

Overview of adj prompt

The adj prompt has 3 senses

  • prompt -- (according to schedule or without delay; on time; "the train is prompt")

  • prompt -- (ready and willing or quick to act; "she is always prompt to help her friends";)

  • immediate, prompt, quick, straightaway -- (performed with little or no delay; "an immediate reply to my letter"; "a prompt reply"; "was quick to respond"; "a straightaway denial")