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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

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How to use prompt in a sentence?

  1. The FBI:

    Investigators developed information to suggest that Faye Hsin-I Ku crossed the border illegally from San Diego to Tijuana with the three children on August 29, 2015, the FBI’s Legal Attach( Legat) office in Legat Mexico City pursued a series of leads to identify their location and passed information to Mexican officials, who took prompt action, assuring the safety of the children.

  2. Stephen Innes:

    The expected lower demand for oil inputs into (U.S.) refineries typically sees U.S. crude inventories swell, all of which could pose a significant downside risk for prompt oil prices.

  3. President Trump:

    This should be a straightforward and prompt confirmation, i'm sure it will be extremely non-controversial. We said that last time, didn't we ?

  4. Chris Gollmar:

    I wanted to find a prompt that people would respond to and screaming seemed to be a good fit !

  5. Paul Ryan:

    While Congressman Collins guilt or innocence is a question for the courts to settle, the allegations against Congressman Collins demand a prompt and thorough investigation by the House Ethics Committee, insider trading is a clear violation of the public trust.

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