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(adj)
(computer science) a symbol that appears on the computer screen to indicate that the computer is ready to receive a command
according to schedule or without delay; on time
"the train is prompt"
ready and willing or quick to act
"she is always prompt to help her friends";
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"
motivate, actuate, propel, move, prompt, incite(verb)
give an incentive for action
"This moved me to sacrifice my career"
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
prompt, inspire, instigate(verb)
serve as the inciting cause of
"She prompted me to call my relatives"
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
prompt, remind, cue(verb)
assist (somebody acting or reciting) by suggesting the next words of something forgotten or imperfectly learned
English Synonyms and Antonyms
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.
active, agile, alert, brisk, bustling, busy, diligent, energetic, expeditious, industrious, lively, mobile, nimble, officious, quick, ready, restless, sprightly, spry, supple, vigorous, wide awake
Active in work, in a cause; for an object, as for justice; with persons or instrumentalities; about something, as about other people's business.
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How to use prompt in a sentence?
If there's any silver lining in this it will prompt more attention to recalls, there was no sense of urgency on Chrysler's part.
Unfortunately, the assistance we received from other elements of the U.S. Government was inconsistent and disappointing over the course of three and a half years, we hope that my husband's death and the others who have faced similar tragedies in recent months will finally prompt the U.S. Government to take its responsibilities seriously and establish a coordinated and consistent approach to supporting hostages and their families.
With regards to food, and other daily home needs that might prompt anyone to go out, we are working towards creating a system to ensure that supplies gets across to you all, please maintain and keep the peace, and discourage any form of retaliation towards Indians.
We thought there was nothing like this in the Mediterranean ... it will prompt a rethink.
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.
Translations for prompt
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- ràpidCatalan, Valencian
- Eingabeaufforderung, promptGerman
- rápido, incitarSpanish
- بی درنگPersian
- sutjakka, ripeä, nopea, johdatella, kuiskata, täsmällinenFinnish
- inciter, invite de commandeFrench
- éasca, spreagIrish
- aansporen, aanmoedigen, aanzettenDutch
- prompt, prompteNorwegian
- imediato, rápido, sem demoraPortuguese
- rapid, punctual, promptRomanian
- проворный, подсказка, напоминание, внушать, быстрый, подсказывать, суфлировать, аккуратный, побуждать, промпт, пунктуальныйRussian
- nxis, sufloj, atypëratyshëmAlbanian
- فوری طور پرUrdu
- lời nhắcVietnamese
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