Synonyms for prompt

Synonyms for (noun) prompt

Synonyms: command prompt, prompt

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

Similar words: electronic communication

Definition: communication by computer

Synonyms: prompt, prompting

Definition: a cue given to a performer (usually the beginning of the next line to be spoken)

Usage: the audience could hear his prompting

Similar words: cue

Definition: an actor's line that immediately precedes and serves as a reminder for some action or speech

Synonyms for (verb) prompt

Synonyms: inspire, instigate, prompt

Definition: serve as the inciting cause of

Usage: She prompted me to call my relatives

Similar words: cause, induce, get, have, make, stimulate

Definition: cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner

Usage: The ads induced me to buy a VCR; My children finally got me to buy a computer; My wife made me buy a new sofa

Synonyms: cue, remind, prompt

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

Similar words: inform

Definition: impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to

Usage: I informed him of his rights

Synonyms: prompt, propel, incite, motivate, move, actuate

Definition: give an incentive for action

Usage: This moved me to sacrifice my career

Similar words: cause, do, make

Definition: give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally

Usage: cause a commotion; make a stir; cause an accident

Synonyms for (adj) prompt

Synonyms: immediate, quick, prompt, straightaway

Definition: performed with little or no delay

Usage: an immediate reply to my letter; a prompt reply; was quick to respond; a straightaway denial

Similar words: fast

Definition: acting or moving or capable of acting or moving quickly

Usage: fast film; on the fast track in school; set a fast pace; a fast car

Synonyms: prompt

Definition: according to schedule or without delay; on time

Usage: the train is prompt

Similar words: punctual

Definition: acting or arriving or performed exactly at the time appointed

Usage: she expected guests to be punctual at meals; he is not a particularly punctual person; punctual payment

Synonyms: prompt

Definition: ready and willing or quick to act

Usage: she is always prompt to help her friends;

Similar words: ready

Definition: completely prepared or in condition for immediate action or use or progress

Usage: get ready; she is ready to resign; the bridge is ready to collapse; I am ready to work; ready for action; ready for use; the soup will be ready in a minute; ready to learn to read

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