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  Words related to prompt

Related / Similar Words: command prompt, prompting, inspire, instigate, remind, cue, motivate, actuate, propel, move, incite, expeditious, timesaving, immediate, quick, straightaway, on time

 

Definition:
  • (computer science) a symbol that appears on the computer screen to indicate that the computer is ready to receive a command;
  • a cue given to a performer (usually the beginning of the next line to be spoken); "the audience could hear his prompting";
  • serve as the inciting cause of; "She prompted me to call my relatives";
  • assist (somebody acting or reciting) by suggesting the next words of something forgotten or imperfectly learned;
  • give an incentive for action; "This moved me to sacrifice my career";
  • characterized by speed and efficiency;
  • performed with little or no delay; "an immediate reply to my letter"; "prompt obedience"; "was quick to respond"; "a straightaway denial";
  • according to schedule or without delay; "they were always on time"; "a prompt reply";
  • quick in apprehending or reacting; "a prompt (or ready) response"; "a prompt smile";

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    Grouped Verbs: affect, impress, move, strike

     

    Derivational Morphology: remind, cue, abetment, instigation, fomentation, instigator, initiator, suggestion, prompting, prompter, theater prompter, autocue, provocation, incitement, incitation, propulsion, actuation, act, human action, human activity, motivation, motivating, motive, need, incentive, inducement, motivator

     

     
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