Associations to the word «Prompt»


PROMPT, adjective. (archaic) Ready, willing (to act).
PROMPT, adjective. Quick, acting without delay.
PROMPT, adjective. On time, punctual.
PROMPT, noun. A reminder or cue.
PROMPT, noun. (business) (dated) A time limit given for payment of an account for produce purchased, this limit varying with different goods.
PROMPT, noun. (computing) A symbol that appears on a monitor to indicate that the computer is ready to receive input.
PROMPT, noun. (writing) A suggestion for inspiration given to an author.
PROMPT, verb. (transitive) To lead someone toward what they should say or do.
PROMPT, verb. (theater and television) To show or tell an actor/person the words they should be saying, or actions they should be doing.
PROMPT, verb. To initiate; to cause or lead to.

Dictionary definition

PROMPT, noun. A cue given to a performer (usually the beginning of the next line to be spoken); "the audience could hear his prompting".
PROMPT, noun. (computer science) a symbol that appears on the computer screen to indicate that the computer is ready to receive a command.
PROMPT, verb. Give an incentive for action; "This moved me to sacrifice my career".
PROMPT, verb. Serve as the inciting cause of; "She prompted me to call my relatives".
PROMPT, verb. Assist (somebody acting or reciting) by suggesting the next words of something forgotten or imperfectly learned.
PROMPT, adjective. According to schedule or without delay; on time; "the train is prompt".
PROMPT, adjective. Ready and willing or quick to act; "she is always prompt to help her friends";.
PROMPT, adjective. Performed with little or no delay; "an immediate reply to my letter"; "a prompt reply"; "was quick to respond"; "a straightaway denial".

Wise words

In words are seen the state of mind and character and disposition of the speaker.