- 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
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- 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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