HyperDic: prompt

English > 8 senses of the word prompt:
VERBcreationprompt, motivate, actuate, propel, move, incitegive an incentive for action / action
communicationprompt, inspire, instigateserve as the inciting cause of
communicationprompt, remind, cueassist (somebody acting or reciting) by suggesting the next words of something forgotten or imperfectly learned
ADJECTIVEallpromptaccording to schedule or without delay
allpromptready and willing or quick to act
allprompt, immediate, quick, straightawayperformed with little or no delay
NOUNcommunicationprompt, promptinga cue given to a performer (usually the beginning of the next line to be spoken)
communicationprompt, command prompt(computer science) a symbol that appears on the computer screen to indicate that the computer is ready to receive a command
prompt > pronunciation
Soundspraa'mpt
English > prompt: 8 senses > adjective 1
MeaningAccording to schedule or without delay; on time.
Example"the train is prompt"
Broaderpunctual, on timeActing or arriving or performed exactly at the time appointed
Spanishpuntual
Nounspromptnessthe quality or habit of adhering to an appointed time
Adverbspromptlyin a punctual manner
English > prompt: 8 senses > adjective 2
MeaningReady and willing or quick to act.
Example"she is always prompt to help her friends"
BroaderreadyCompletely prepared or in condition for immediate action or use or progress
Spanishpresto, rápido, raudo
Catalanprest, prompte, ràpid
Nounspromptnessthe characteristic / characteristic of doing things without delay
Adverbspromptlywith little or no delay
English > prompt: 8 senses > adjective 3
MeaningPerformed with little or no delay.
Example "a prompt reply"
Synonymsimmediate, quick, straightaway
BroaderfastActing or moving or capable of acting or moving quickly
Spanishinmediato, presto, pronto
Nounspromptnessthe characteristic / characteristic of doing things without delay
English > prompt: 8 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA cue given to a performer (usually the beginning of the next line to be spoken).
Example"the audience could hear his prompting"
Synonymprompting
BroadercueAn actor's line that immediately precedes and serves as a reminder for some action or speech
Verbspromptassist (somebody acting or reciting) by suggesting the next words of something forgotten or imperfectly learned
English > prompt: 8 senses > noun 2, communication
Meaning(computer science) a symbol that appears on the computer screen to indicate that the computer is ready to receive a command.
Synonymcommand prompt
Categorycomputer science, computingThe branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
Broaderelectronic communicationcommunication by computer
English > prompt: 8 senses > verb 1, creation
MeaningGive an incentive for action / action.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
ModelThey prompt him to write the letter
Synonymsmotivate, actuate, propel, move, incite
Broadercause, do, makegive rise to
Similar toaffect, impress, move, strikeHave an emotional or cognitive impact / impact upon
moveArouse sympathy or compassion in
Spanishincitar, instigar, motivar, propulsar
Catalanincitar, instigar, motivar
English > prompt: 8 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningServe as the inciting cause of.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
ModelThey prompt him to write the letter
Example"She prompted me to call my relatives"
Synonymsinspire, instigate
Broaderinduce, stimulate, cause, have, get, makeCause to do
Spanishincitar, inspirar, instar, instigar
Catalaninspirar
Nounspromptingpersuasion formulated as a suggestion
English > prompt: 8 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaningassist (somebody acting or reciting) by suggesting the next words of something forgotten or imperfectly learned.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymsremind, cue
BroaderinformImpart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to
Spanishapuntar, recordar, soplar
Catalanapuntar, recordar
Nounsprompt, promptinga cue given to a performer (usually the beginning of the next line to be spoken)
promptera device that displays words for people to read
promptersomeone who assists a performer by providing the next words of a forgotten speech

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