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Synonyms for prompt
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prompt, prompting(noun)

    a cue given to a performer (usually the beginning of the next line to be spoken)

    "the audience could hear his prompting"

    Synonyms:
    command prompt, prompting, suggestion

    Antonyms:
    unready, unpunctual, slow

  2. prompt, command prompt(adj)

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

    Synonyms:
    command prompt, prompting

    Antonyms:
    unpunctual, unready, slow

  3. prompt(adj)

    according to schedule or without delay; on time

    "the train is prompt"

    Synonyms:
    immediate, quick, straightaway

    Antonyms:
    unpunctual, slow, unready

  4. prompt(adj)

    ready and willing or quick to act

    "she is always prompt to help her friends";

    Synonyms:
    immediate, quick, straightaway

    Antonyms:
    unpunctual, slow, unready

  5. immediate, prompt, quick, straightaway(verb)

    performed with little or no delay

    "an immediate reply to my letter"; "a prompt reply"; "was quick to respond"; "a straightaway denial"

    Synonyms:
    immediate, straightaway, warm, fast, spry, speedy, ready, agile, nimble, quick, flying, contiguous

    Antonyms:
    unpunctual, slow, unready

  6. motivate, actuate, propel, move, prompt, incite(verb)

    give an incentive for action

    "This moved me to sacrifice my career"

    Synonyms:
    spark off, incite, remind, act, trip, motivate, spark, run, propel, impress, strike, impel, instigate, trigger off, move, displace, make a motion, trigger, inspire, prod, proceed, affect, be active, set off, go, activate, locomote, touch off, cue, travel, egg on, actuate, stir up

    Antonyms:
    slow, unready, unpunctual

  7. prompt, inspire, instigate(verb)

    serve as the inciting cause of

    "She prompted me to call my relatives"

    Synonyms:
    enliven, actuate, cue, invigorate, instigate, inhale, urge, move, exhort, propel, motivate, barrack, remind, exalt, stir up, breathe in, revolutionise, revolutionize, pep up, urge on, animate, incite, inspire, root on, set off, cheer

    Antonyms:
    unpunctual, slow, unready

  8. prompt, remind, cue(verb)

    assist (somebody acting or reciting) by suggesting the next words of something forgotten or imperfectly learned

    Synonyms:
    inspire, move, actuate, propel, motivate, instigate, incite, remind, cue

    Antonyms:
    unready, slow, unpunctual

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. prompt

    Active refers to both quickness and constancy of action; in the former sense it is allied with agile, alert, brisk, etc.; in the latter, with busy, diligent, industrious. The active love employment, the busy are actually employed, the diligent and the industrious are habitually busy. The restless are active from inability to keep quiet; their activity may be without purpose, or out of all proportion to the purpose contemplated. The officious are undesirably active in the affairs of others. Compare ALERT; ALIVE; MEDDLESOME.

    Synonyms:
    active, agile, alert, brisk, bustling, busy, diligent, energetic, expeditious, industrious, lively, mobile, nimble, officious, quick, ready, restless, sprightly, spry, supple, vigorous, wide awake

    Antonyms:
    dull, heavy, idle, inactive, indolent, inert, lazy, quiescent, quiet, slow, sluggish, stupid

    Preposition:
    Active in work, in a cause; for an object, as for justice; with persons or instrumentalities; about something, as about other people's business.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. prompt

    Synonyms:
    ready, alert, responsive, active, quick, brisk, apt, unhesitating

    Antonyms:
    unready, sluggish, irresponsive, inactive

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. prompt(a.)

    Synonyms:
    ready, quick, apt

  2. prompt(a.)

    Synonyms:
    early, timely, punctual

  3. prompt(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    incite, induce, stimulate, impel, engage, incline, dispose, urge, set on, draw on

  4. prompt(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    put in mind, give the cue to

  5. prompt(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    dictate, suggest, hint

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. prompt(a)

    Synonyms:
    quick, expeditious, ready, punctual, timely

How to pronounce prompt?

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How to use prompt in a sentence?

  1. Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel:

    If the court here strikes down Wisconsin's statute, there would be a split between the 5th Circuit and the 7th Circuit, which could prompt the Supreme Court to take the case up. There's an expectation that the U.S. Supreme Court at some point is going to take on this issue.

  2. Brad Bannon:

    The Turkish attack on the Kurds in Syria will prompt a discussion of foreign policy that has got little attention in the previous debates.

  3. Barbara Blaine:

    Those who commit clergy sex crimes are sometimes charged. But those who conceal those crimes are rarely charged, we hope these charges will prompt more victims, witnesses and whistleblowers to come forward, call police, expose wrongdoers, protect kids and start healing.

  4. Davide Tabarelli:

    We thought there was nothing like this in the Mediterranean ... it will prompt a rethink.

  5. Ivor Pether:

    If the oil price shot up to that level while the deal was completing it could prompt some debate about the value being offered to BG holders. But you would have to believe the oil price rise was here to stay, i don't expect major regulatory hurdles, but the timetable isn't clear yet.


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