Synonyms of prompt


1. prompt, prompting, cue

usage: a cue given to a performer (usually the beginning of the next line to be spoken); "the audience could hear his prompting"

2. prompt, command prompt, electronic communication

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


1. motivate, actuate, propel, move, prompt, incite, cause, do, make

usage: give an incentive for action; "This moved me to sacrifice my career"

2. prompt, inspire, instigate, induce, stimulate, cause, have, get, make

usage: serve as the inciting cause of; "She prompted me to call my relatives"

3. prompt, remind, cue, inform

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


1. prompt, punctual (vs. unpunctual)

usage: according to schedule or without delay; on time; "the train is prompt"

2. prompt, ready (vs. unready)

usage: ready and willing or quick to act; "she is always prompt to help her friends";

3. immediate, prompt, quick, straightaway, fast (vs. slow)

usage: performed with little or no delay; "an immediate reply to my letter"; "a prompt reply"; "was quick to respond"; "a straightaway denial"

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