Synonyms of prompting


1. suggestion, prompting, persuasion, suasion

usage: persuasion formulated as a suggestion

2. 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"


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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