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Meaning of "prompt" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD PROMPT

From Latin promptus evident, from prōmere to produce, from pro-1 + emere to buy.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF PROMPT

prompt  [prɒmpt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PROMPT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Prompt is a verb and can also act as a noun, an adjective and an adverb.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb prompt in English.



The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES PROMPT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of prompt in the English dictionary

The first definition of prompt in the dictionary is performed or executed without delay. Other definition of prompt is quick or ready to act or respond. Prompt is also punctually.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO PROMPT

PRESENT

Present
I prompt
you prompt
he/she/it prompts
we prompt
you prompt
they prompt
Present continuous
I am prompting
you are prompting
he/she/it is prompting
we are prompting
you are prompting
they are prompting
Present perfect
I have prompted
you have prompted
he/she/it has prompted
we have prompted
you have prompted
they have prompted
Present perfect continuous
I have been prompting
you have been prompting
he/she/it has been prompting
we have been prompting
you have been prompting
they have been prompting
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I prompted
you prompted
he/she/it prompted
we prompted
you prompted
they prompted
Past continuous
I was prompting
you were prompting
he/she/it was prompting
we were prompting
you were prompting
they were prompting
Past perfect
I had prompted
you had prompted
he/she/it had prompted
we had prompted
you had prompted
they had prompted
Past perfect continuous
I had been prompting
you had been prompting
he/she/it had been prompting
we had been prompting
you had been prompting
they had been prompting
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will prompt
you will prompt
he/she/it will prompt
we will prompt
you will prompt
they will prompt
Future continuous
I will be prompting
you will be prompting
he/she/it will be prompting
we will be prompting
you will be prompting
they will be prompting
Future perfect
I will have prompted
you will have prompted
he/she/it will have prompted
we will have prompted
you will have prompted
they will have prompted
Future perfect continuous
I will have been prompting
you will have been prompting
he/she/it will have been prompting
we will have been prompting
you will have been prompting
they will have been prompting
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would prompt
you would prompt
he/she/it would prompt
we would prompt
you would prompt
they would prompt
Conditional continuous
I would be prompting
you would be prompting
he/she/it would be prompting
we would be prompting
you would be prompting
they would be prompting
Conditional perfect
I would have prompt
you would have prompt
he/she/it would have prompt
we would have prompt
you would have prompt
they would have prompt
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been prompting
you would have been prompting
he/she/it would have been prompting
we would have been prompting
you would have been prompting
they would have been prompting
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you prompt
we let´s prompt
you prompt
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to prompt
Past participle
prompted
Present Participle
prompting
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PROMPT


accompt
əˈkɒmpt
attempt
əˈtɛmpt
coempt
ˌkəʊˈempt
consumpt
kənˈsʌmpt
contempt
kənˈtɛmpt
cramped
kræmpt
crimped
krɪmpt
empt
ɛmpt
encamped
ɪnˈkæmpt
exempt
ɪɡˈzɛmpt
kempt
kɛmpt
nempt
nɛmpt
nonexempt
ˌnɒnɪɡˈzempt
pre-empt
prɪˈɛmpt
re-attempt
ˌriːəˈtɛmpt
self-contempt
ˌselfkənˈtempt
tempt
tɛmpt
undamped
ʌnˈdæmpt
unkempt
ʌnˈkɛmpt
unstamped
ʌnˈstæmpt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PROMPT

promotion board
promotion campaign
promotion prospects
promotional
promotions director
promotions manager
promotive
promotiveness
promotor fidei
prompt box
prompt note
prompt side
promptbook
prompter
prompting
promptitude
promptly
promptness
promptuary
prompture

WORDS THAT END LIKE PROMPT

accept
adopt
apt
concept
dirempt
Egypt
except
JavaScript
kept
opposite prompt
opt
preexempt
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rescue attempt
script
sept
suicide attempt
tax-exempt
transcript
transumpt

Synonyms and antonyms of prompt in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «PROMPT»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «prompt» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of prompt

Translation of «prompt» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PROMPT

Find out the translation of prompt to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of prompt from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «prompt» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

迅速的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

pronto
570 millions of speakers

English

prompt
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

शीघ्र
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يُحَفِّز
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

немедленный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

pronto
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

প্রম্পট
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

rapide
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Segera
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

unverzüglich
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

即座の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

즉각적인
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pitakon
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nhanh chóng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

உடனடியாக
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

प्रॉमप्ट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

çabuk
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

puntuale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

szybki
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

миттєвий
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

rapid
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ταχύς
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

vinnige
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

omgående
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

rask
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of prompt

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PROMPT»

The term «prompt» is very widely used and occupies the 10.050 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PROMPT» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «prompt» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «prompt» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about prompt

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «PROMPT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word prompt.
1
Leon Askin
Unfortunately I put the opening date on the 5th of December 1941 and on the 7th of December the Japanese bombarded Pearl Harbour. My dream of a theater in Washington D.C. came to a prompt end.
2
Warren E. Burger
A far greater factor than abolishing poverty is the deterrent effect of swift and certain consequences: swift arrest, prompt trial, certain penalty and - at some point - finality of judgment.
3
Jung Chang
For anyone to open their heart, they need the right atmosphere, and something to prompt them. For my mother it was her trip abroad: she was in a very relaxed, understanding environment. I was very sympathetic towards her.
4
Jurgen Habermas
Since our complex societies are highly susceptible to interferences and accidents, they certainly offer ideal opportunities for a prompt disruption of normal activities.
5
Daniel Handler
When you start writing a picture book, you have to write a manuscript that has enough language to prompt the illustrator to get his or her gears running, but then you end up having to cut it out because you don't want any of the language to be redundant to the pictures that are being drawn.
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Augustus Hare
A mother should give her children a superabundance of enthusiasm; that after they have lost all they are sure to lose on mixing with the world, enough may still remain to prompt fated support them through great actions.
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Josh Hutcherson
Oh, I am a prompt person!
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Donald Johanson
I think that many of my ideas are correct, but I'll bet you, before my death other discoveries will be made that will prompt me to alter various ideas I have about human evolution.
9
C. Robert Kehler
Nuclear weapons continue to occupy a unique place in global security affairs. No other weapons, in my opinion, anyway, match their potential for prompt and long-term damage and their strategic impact.
10
James Howard Kunstler
On top of the insult of destroying the geographic places we call home, the chain stores also destroyed people's place in the order of daily life, including the duties, responsibilities, obligations, and ceremonies that prompt citizens to care for each other.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PROMPT»

Discover the use of prompt in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to prompt and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Prompt and Utter Destruction: Truman and the Use of Atomic ...
In this concise account of why America used atomic bombs against Japan in 1945, Walker analyzes the reasons behind President Truman's most controversial decision and evaluates the roles of U.S.-Soviet relations and of American domestic ...
J. Samuel Walker, 2009
2
Handbook of Prompt Gamma Activation Analysis: With Neutron Beams
The Handbook of Prompt Gamma Activation Analysis is a comprehensive handbook written for those practising the method, wanting to implement it at a reactor facility, or just looking for a powerful non-destructive method of element analysis.
G. Molnar, 2004
3
11:11 the Time Prompt Phenomenon: The Meaning Behind ...
See The Power of Numbers in Your Everyday Life
Marie D. Jones, Larry Flaxman, 2009
4
U.S. Conventional Prompt Global Strike:: Issues for 2008 and ...
This book, the final report from the National Research Council's Committee on Conventional Prompt Global Strike Capability, analyzes proposed CPGS systems and evaluates the potential role CPGS could play in U.S. defense.
Committee on Conventional Prompt Global Strike Capability, Naval Studies Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, 2008
5
Bank and Thrift Regulation: Implementation of FDICA's Prompt ...
This report summarizes the results of a review of the implementation of the Fed. Deposit Insur. Corp. Improve. Act of 1991's (FDICIA) Prompt Regulatory Action provisions. Focuses on the Fed.
Thomas J. McCool, Mark Gillen, James R. Black, 1997
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Conventional Prompt Global Strike (PGS) and Long-Range ...
Contents: (1) Intro.; (2) Background: Rationale for the PGS Mission; PGS and the U.S. Strategic Command; Potential Targets for the PGS Mission; Conventional BM and the PGS Mission; (3) Plans and Programs: Navy Programs: Reentry Vehicle ...
Amy F. Woolf, 2011
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"Such Prompt Eloquence": Language as Agency and Character in ...
This work traces in Milton's epics the characters' uses of words and analyzes the ways in which language leads the reader to a very precise understanding of the agents in the poems.
Leonard Mustazza, 1988
8
52 Fabulous Discussion-Prompt Cards for Reading Groups: ...
Instantly stimulate meaningful discussions, reinforce story elements, and get kids really talking and thinking about what they've read.
Laura Robb, 2001
9
DBASE - From the Dot Prompt: An Introduction to Structured ...
Each chapter represents the material covered in a normal three hour per week course. The text is intended for use by undergraduate students or part-time adult students, and assumes no prior knowledge of computers.
Warren M. Littlefield, 1993
10
Medicare: HCFA Should Release Data to Aid Consumers, Prompt ...
This report reviews issues in marketing & enrollment for HMO serving Medicare beneficiaries & information that could be made available to assist beneficiaries in choosing an HMO.
DIANE Publishing Company, 1997

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PROMPT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term prompt is used in the context of the following news items.
1
UK Economy May Prompt a BOE Rate Rise: Juckes
July 28 (Bloomberg) -- Kit Juckes, global strategist at Societe Generale, discusses the state of the U.K. economy and the prospect of the Bank of ... «Bloomberg, Jul 15»
2
Suspicious Letters to Oregon Sheriffs Prompt FBI Investigation
Haz-mat teams and federal investigators responded across Oregon on Monday after numerous sheriffs received suspicious mail, some of it ... «NBC New York, Jul 15»
3
Dangerous temperatures prompt Heat Advisory
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for noon Tuesday thorough Wednesday evening. The Heat ... «SILive.com, Jul 15»
4
Mpls. efforts prompt dropoff in lead poisoning
The number of cases of lead poisoning in Minneapolis have plummeted over the last several years, as the city has used about $17 million in ... «Minneapolis Star Tribune, Jul 15»
5
Quacks in chimney prompt peeking duck rescue
Donna Smith next to the patched-up hole where the ducks were found and eventually rescued. Inset: The moment the ducks finally came out of ... «Forbes Advocate, Jul 15»
6
Will BT price increase prompt many customers to leave?
BT is jacking up its prices for phone and broadband services come the autumn, but the good news is that customers can escape from their ... «ITProPortal, Jul 15»
7
Sky-high costs prompt gas-main reboot by new Peoples Gas owner
Peoples Gas' new owner is redoing the utility's problem-plagued project to replace Chicago's aging gas mains after obtaining an updated cost ... «Crain's Chicago Business, Jul 15»
8
Complaints prompt reevaluation of new transfer station rules
The Helena City Commission is beginning its discussion of rates for city services and assessments that pay for municipal amenities such as ... «Helena Independent Record, Jul 15»
9
Australian Labor Party asks UN to conduct prompt referendum in …
Melbourne, July 27, 2015 (SPS) - The Labor Party of Australia has called on the United Nations (UN) to proceed with the referendum in ... «Sahara Press Service, Jul 15»
10
MERS fears prompt UK hospital to close
A British hospital has shut down its accident and emergency wing as it investigates two cases of suspected Middle East Respiratory Syndrome ... «3News NZ, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Prompt [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/prompt>. Jul 2019 ».
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