Pronunciation: prǒmt; 215
1.Ready and quick to act as occasion demands; meeting requirements readily; not slow, dilatory, or hesitating in decision or action; responding on the instant; immediate; as, prompt in obedience or compliance; - said of persons.
Very discerning and prompt in giving orders.
- Clarendon.
Tell him I am prompt
To lay my crown at's feet.
- Shak.
And you, perhaps, too prompt in your replies.
- Dryden.
2.Done or rendered quickly, readily, or immediately; given without delay or hesitation; - said of conduct; as, prompt assistance.
3.Easy; unobstructed.
The reception of the light into the body of the building was very prompt.
- Sir H. Wotton.
n.1.(Com.) A limit of time given for payment of an account for produce purchased, this limit varying with different goods. See Prompt-note.
v. t.1.To assist or induce the action of; to move to action; to instigate; to incite.
2.To suggest; to dictate.
3.To remind, as an actor or an orator, of words or topics forgotten.
Noun1.prompt - a cue given to a performer (usually the beginning of the next line to be spoken); "the audience could hear his prompting"
Synonyms: prompting
2.prompt - (computer science) a symbol that appears on the computer screen to indicate that the computer is ready to receive a command
Synonyms: command prompt
Verb1.prompt - give an incentive for action; "This moved me to sacrifice my career"
2.prompt - serve as the inciting cause of; "She prompted me to call my relatives"
Synonyms: instigate, inspire
3.prompt - assist (somebody acting or reciting) by suggesting the next words of something forgotten or imperfectly learned
Synonyms: cue, remind
Adj.1.prompt - according to schedule or without delay; "they were always on time"; "a prompt reply"
Synonyms: on time
2.prompt - characterized by speed and efficiency
3.prompt - quick in apprehending or reacting; "a prompt (or ready) response"; "a prompt smile"
4.prompt - performed with little or no delay; "an immediate reply to my letter"; "prompt obedience"; "was quick to respond"; "a straightaway denial"
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promotion system
promotional expense
promotional material
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prompt box
prompt copy
prompter's box
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