- (of an event or fact) cause or bring about (an action or feeling)；cause (someone) to take a course of action
- an act of assisting or encouraging a hesitating speaker；a word or phrase spoken as a reminder to an actor of a forgotten word or line.
- done without delay; immediate；(of a person) acting without delay
noun: prompt, plural noun: prompts
verb: prompt, 3rd person present: prompts, gerund or present participle: prompting, past tense: prompted, past participle: prompted
- 1. (of an event or fact) cause or bring about (an action or feeling):
his death has prompted an industry-wide investigation of safety violations
- 2. cause (someone) to take a course of action:
a demonstration by 20,000 people prompted the government to step up security
- 3. assist or encourage (a hesitating speaker) to say something:
“And the picture?” he prompted
- 4. supply a forgotten word or line to (an actor) during the performance of a play.
- 5. (of a computer) request input from (a user):
the online form prompts users for data
- 1. an act of assisting or encouraging a hesitating speaker:
with barely a prompt, Barbara talked on
- 2. a word or phrase spoken as a reminder to an actor of a forgotten word or line.
- 3. another term for prompter
- 4. a message or symbol on a screen to show that the system is waiting for input.
- 5. the time limit for the payment of an account, as stated on a prompt note.
- 1. done without delay; immediate:
the owner would have died but for the prompt action of two paramedics
- 2. (of a person) acting without delay:
the fans were prompt and courteous in complying with police requests
- 3. (of goods) for immediate delivery and payment.
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