Definition of prompt Pronunciation
Adjective
1. Ready, willing (to act).
2. Quick, acting without delay.
He was very prompt at getting a new job.
3. On time, punctual.
Be prompt for your appointment.
Noun
4. A reminder or cue.
5. A time limit given for payment of an account for produce purchased, this limit varying with different goods.
6. A symbol that appears on a monitor to indicate that the computer is ready to receive input.
I filled in my name where the prompt appeared on the computer screen but my account wasn't recognized.
7. A suggestion for inspiration given to an author.
Verb
8. To lead someone toward what they should say or do.
I prompted him to get a new job.
9. To show or tell an actor/person the words they should be saying, or actions they should be doing.
If he forgets his words I will prompt him.
10. To initiate; to cause or lead to.
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English - English - prompt Pronunciation
n. reminder, something that stimulates memory; cue that reminds an actor of forgotten lines; on-screen symbol or indication that a computer is ready for input (Computers)
v. motivate, inspire; induce, impel; drive, spur; stimulate, excite; provide a cue for an actor's forgotten lines
adj. performed on time, done immediately; swift, quick; alert, nimble, brisk
English - Spanish - prompt Pronunciation
s. aviso, indicador; plazo límite
v. incitar, advertir, impulsar, instigar
adj. anuente, disponible, expedito, preparado, presto; puntual
English - French - prompt Pronunciation
n. fait de souffler (théâtre)
v. pousser, porter à, suggérer; éveiller, animer; souffler à un acteur
adj. immédiat; prompt; vif, rapide
English - German - prompt Pronunciation
n. Bedienerhinweis, Souffleur
v. veranlassen; ermutigen, auffordern; drücken; provozieren; soufflieren
adj. sofort; schnell; beschleunigt
English - Indonesian - prompt Pronunciation
v. mendorong, mendesak, menganjurkan, menyarankan, menyebabkan, membisiki
a. ringan tangan, tepat, cepat, segera
English - Italian - prompt Pronunciation
s. suggerimento, imbeccata; incitamento, istigazione
v. spingere, indurre, incitare; provocare, causare, cagionare; suggerire a, imbeccare; (gerg) dare l'imbeccata a
agg. sollecito, pronto, immediato; puntuale
English - Polish - prompt Pronunciation
n. podpowiedź
v. skłonić, pobudzać, namówić, namawiać, podszepnąć, skusić, szeptać, suflować {teatr.}, pobudzić, podszeptywać, szepnąć
a. skory, śpieszny, prędki, rychły, natychmiastowy, punktualny, bezzwłoczny, niezwłoczny
adv. punktualnie
English - Portuguese - prompt Pronunciation
s. lembrete; o trabalho de (algo ou) alguém que mostra ou dita o texto em voz baixa para o apresentador (ou ator)
v. movimentar; estimular; empurrar; acordar, despertar; mostrar o texto escrito ou sussurá-lo para um ator que o esqueceu
adj. pronto; imediato; rápido; ligeiro
English - Romanian - prompt Pronunciation
n. scadenţă
v. îndemna, îmboldi, stimula, face, determina, sufla, trezi, insufla, sugera
a. prompt, eficient, gata, instantaneu, imediat, neîntârziat, punctual, peşin
English - Russian - prompt Pronunciation
с. подсказка, напоминание
г. побуждать, толкать, подсказывать, внушать, вызывать, суфлировать
прил. быстрый, проворный, расторопный, исполнительный, услужливый, незамедлительный
English - Turkish - prompt Pronunciation
f. harekete geçirmek, teşvik etmek, yönlendirmek, sufle etmek, suflörlük yapmak
i. vade, sufle [tiy.]
zf. tam, dakik olarak
English - Ukrainian - prompt Pronunciation
n. підказування, день платежу
v. спонукати, стимулювати, заохочувати, підказувати
a. швидкий, ретельний, негайний, незагайний, хапкий
adv. швидко, точно
French - English - prompt Pronunciation
adj. rapid, speedy, quick; swift, prompt; unhesitating, smart
German - English - prompt Pronunciation
adj. performed on time, done immediately; swift, quick; alert, nimble, brisk
Romanian - English - prompt
a. prompt, nimble, quick, swift, speedy, ready, ready-witted, unhesitating
adv. promptly, nimbly, quickly, readily, smartly, pat
Dutch - English - prompt Pronunciation
adj. prompt
English - Dutch - prompt Pronunciation
bn. vlug, vaardig, stipt, prompt, contant, nauwgezet, nauwkeurig, accuraat
adv. precies
zn. betalingstermijn, ontvangsttermijn, betalingsdatum, souffleren : het souffleren,
English - Greek - prompt Pronunciation
ρήμ. παρορμώ, παρακινώ, υπενθυμίζω
επίθ. πρόθυμος, ταχύς
French - Spanish - prompt Pronunciation
1. (réponse) pronto; animado; rápido
2. (esprit) ágil; rápido
3. (action) pronto; rápido 4. (temps) rápido; pronto
German - Spanish - prompt Pronunciation
adj. pronto, rápido, inmediato
French - German - prompt Pronunciation
adj. rasch, schnell, geschwind, hitzig, hurtig, prompt, schleunig, alsbaldig, baldig
French - Italian - prompt Pronunciation
1. (réponse) pronto; sollecito
2. (esprit) agile; svelto; pronto; vivace
3. (action) pronto; immediato 4. (temps) pronto; rapido; veloce; sollecito
French - Portuguese - prompt Pronunciation
1. (réponse) pronto; rápido; animado; espirituoso; pronta; imediata
2. (esprit) sagaz; perspicaz
3. (action) pronto; imediato 4. (temps) expedito; pronto
French - Russian - prompt Pronunciation
a. быстрый, деятельный, живой, проворный, прыткий, скорый, сообразительный, остроумный, находчивый
French - Turkish - prompt Pronunciation
tez, çabuk, hızlı; geçici; eli çabuk, çevik; çabuk kavrayan
German - French - prompt Pronunciation
adj. rapide, prompt
adv. promptement, rapidement, vite, diligemment, sec: aussi sec
German - Italian - prompt Pronunciation
adj. pronto, puntuale, spedito
adv. prontamente
German - Russian - prompt Pronunciation
n. приглашение (m)
German - Turkish - prompt Pronunciation
s. derhal, hemen, çabuk, hazırcevap
Dutch - French - prompt Pronunciation
1. (antwoord) rapide; prompt 2. (aktie) prompt; rapide
3. (tijd) ponctuel; expéditif; prompt 4. (op tijd) ponctuel
5. (onmiddelijk) rapidement; sans tarder; sans délai; immédiatement; sur le champ; tout de suite 6. (tijd) précisément; exactement
French - Dutch - prompt Pronunciation
1. (réponse) snel; prompt; pittig; vlug; vlot
2. (esprit) alert; spits
3. (action) prompt; snel 4. (temps) snel; spoedig; prompt
German - Dutch - prompt Pronunciation
prompt ,grif
English - Arabic - prompt Pronunciation
‏دفع فوري‏
‏حث، لقن، حض، دفع‏
‏فوري، عاجل، سريع، يقظ، حاد‏
English - Chinese - prompt Pronunciation
(名) 催促; 付款期限; 提醒; 提示
(动) 促使; 怂恿; 激励; 引起, 激起
(形) 迅速的, 立刻的, 敏捷的
English - Chinese - prompt Pronunciation
(名) 催促; 付款期限; 提醒; 提示
(動) 促使; 慫恿; 激勵; 引起, 激起
(形) 迅速的, 立刻的, 敏捷的
English - Hindi - prompt Pronunciation
n. आशु
v. उत्साह देना, उत्तेजित करना, उसकाना, प्रेरित करना, अनुबोधन करना
a. तेज़, शीघ्र, फुरतीला, चतुर, फ़ौरी, तात्कालिक
English - Japanese - prompt Pronunciation
(形) 迅速な; てきぱきした; 即座の; 素早い; プロンプターの
(動) 促進する; 仰ぐ; 思い出させる
(名) 引渡し日; 即時払い; 刺激するもの; 助言; 思い出; 思い出させるもの; (コンピューター)プロンプト, 入力促進記号
English - Korean - prompt Pronunciation
명. 자극하는 것, 독촉하는 것, 촉진하는 것, 지불기일, 조언
동. 동기를 부여하다; 유도하다, 설득시키다; 고무하다; 자극하다; 대사를 슬쩍 말해 주다
형. 즉석의; 신속한, 재빠른, 기민한
English - Vietnamese - prompt Pronunciation
n. sự nhắc bảo, sự khuyên bảo, kỳ hạn trả nợ
v. gợi, nhắc nhở, xúi giục, khuyên bảo
a. mau lẹ, nhanh chóng, lập tức, thức khắc
adv. mau, đúng
German - Chinese - prompt Pronunciation
adj. 迅速地。敏锐地。不假思索地。


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Dictionary Extension
Synonyms for prompt
1. incite: arouse, provoke, urge, inspire, induce, cause, goad
2. timely: precise, immediate, instant, punctual, quick, direct, rapid
3. hint: assist, prod, suggest, propose, aid, help
4. push: press, drive, admonish, propel, impel, shove
Verb forms for prompt
Present participle: prompting
Present: prompt (3.person: prompts)
Past: prompted
Future: will prompt
Present conditional: would prompt
Present Perfect: have prompted (3.person: has prompted)
Past Perfect: had prompted
Future Perfect: will have prompted
Past conditional: would have prompted