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Synonyms for prompt
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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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. prompt, promptingnoun

    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 promptadjective

    (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. promptadjective

    according to schedule or without delay; on time

    "the train is prompt"

    Synonyms:
    immediate, quick, straightaway

    Antonyms:
    unpunctual, slow, unready

  4. promptadjective

    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, straightawayverb

    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, inciteverb

    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, instigateverb

    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, cueverb

    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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. promptadjective

    Synonyms:
    ready, quick, apt

  2. promptadjective

    Synonyms:
    early, timely, punctual

  3. promptverb

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

  4. promptverb

    Synonyms:
    put in mind, give the cue to

  5. promptverb

    Synonyms:
    dictate, suggest, hint

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. promptadjective

    Synonyms:
    quick, expeditious, ready, punctual, timely

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How to use prompt in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Landon Luxembourg:

    This may prompt consumers to reevaluate the need for a hefty investment in at-home equipment unless progress made from the vaccine rollout proves ineffective.

  3. Helmut Wyzisk:

    People aren't just looking to buy Earhoox, they're looking for an enjoyable, and dare I say fun, experience, it doesn't really end with them purchasing the product. In fact, that's when it begins. We're in this to provide a problem-solving product, but also to engage and build relationships with our customers. It only takes a few prompt email replies, or a couple of tweets back and forth, to turn a regular customer into someone who can't wait to spread the word about our brand.

  4. Democratic Senate:

    President Biden's nominee will receive a prompt hearing in the Senate Judiciary Committee, and will be considered and confirmed by the full United States Senate with all deliberate speed.

  5. Scott Batey:

    It’s been devastating to his career, the very fact that he had to file a lawsuit is devastating to his career. What a lot of employers don't get is that they can have an employee who is harassing someone, and all they have to do is take prompt remedial actions and stop it.


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