Definitions and translations for "prompt"

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

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s. aviso, indicador; plazo límite
v. incitar, advertir, impulsar, instigar
adj. anuente, disponible, expedito, preparado, presto; puntual

English - French - prompt

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n. fait de souffler (théâtre)
v. pousser, porter à, suggérer; éveiller, animer; souffler à un acteur
adj. immédiat; prompt; vif, rapide

English - German - prompt

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n. Bedienerhinweis, Souffleur
v. veranlassen; ermutigen, auffordern; drücken; provozieren; soufflieren
adj. sofort; schnell; beschleunigt

English - Indonesian - prompt

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v. mendorong, mendesak, menganjurkan, menyarankan, menyebabkan, membisiki
a. ringan tangan, tepat, cepat, segera

English - Italian - prompt

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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

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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

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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

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f. harekete geçirmek, teşvik etmek, yönlendirmek, sufle etmek, suflörlük yapmak
i. vade, sufle [tiy.]
zf. tam, dakik olarak

English - Ukrainian - prompt

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n. підказування, день платежу
v. спонукати, стимулювати, заохочувати, підказувати
a. швидкий, ретельний, негайний, незагайний, хапкий
adv. швидко, точно

French - English - prompt

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adj. rapid, speedy, quick; swift, prompt; unhesitating, smart

German - English - prompt

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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

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adj. prompt

English - Dutch - prompt

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bn. vlug, vaardig, stipt, prompt, contant, nauwgezet, nauwkeurig, accuraat
adv. precies
zn. betalingstermijn, ontvangsttermijn, betalingsdatum, souffleren : het souffleren,

English - Greek - prompt

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ρήμ. παρορμώ, παρακινώ, υπενθυμίζω
επίθ. πρόθυμος, ταχύς

French - Spanish - prompt

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1. (réponse) pronto; animado; rápido
2. (esprit) ágil; rápido
3. (action) pronto; rápido 4. (temps) rápido; pronto

German - Spanish - prompt

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adj. pronto, rápido, inmediato

French - German - prompt

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adj. rasch, schnell, geschwind, hitzig, hurtig, prompt, schleunig, alsbaldig, baldig

French - Italian - prompt

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1. (réponse) pronto; sollecito
2. (esprit) agile; svelto; pronto; vivace
3. (action) pronto; immediato 4. (temps) pronto; rapido; veloce; sollecito

French - Portuguese - prompt

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1. (réponse) pronto; rápido; animado; espirituoso; pronta; imediata
2. (esprit) sagaz; perspicaz
3. (action) pronto; imediato 4. (temps) expedito; pronto

French - Russian - prompt

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a. быстрый, деятельный, живой, проворный, прыткий, скорый, сообразительный, остроумный, находчивый

French - Turkish - prompt

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tez, çabuk, hızlı; geçici; eli çabuk, çevik; çabuk kavrayan

German - French - prompt

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adj. rapide, prompt
adv. promptement, rapidement, vite, diligemment, sec: aussi sec

German - Italian - prompt

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adj. pronto, puntuale, spedito
adv. prontamente

German - Russian - prompt

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n. приглашение (m)

German - Turkish - prompt

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s. derhal, hemen, çabuk, hazırcevap

Dutch - French - prompt

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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

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1. (réponse) snel; prompt; pittig; vlug; vlot
2. (esprit) alert; spits
3. (action) prompt; snel 4. (temps) snel; spoedig; prompt

German - Dutch - prompt

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prompt ,grif

English - Arabic - prompt

Pronunciation
‏دفع فوري‏
‏حث، لقن، حض، دفع‏
‏فوري، عاجل، سريع، يقظ، حاد‏

English - Chinese - prompt

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(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

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(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

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n. आशु
v. उत्साह देना, उत्तेजित करना, उसकाना, प्रेरित करना, अनुबोधन करना
a. तेज़, शीघ्र, फुरतीला, चतुर, फ़ौरी, तात्कालिक

English - Japanese - prompt

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(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

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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