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 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.
The Turkish attack on the Kurds in Syria will prompt a discussion of foreign policy that has got little attention in the previous debates.
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.
We thought there was nothing like this in the Mediterranean ... it will prompt a rethink.
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.
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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