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1 prompt /ˈprɑːmpt/ verb
prompts; prompted; prompting
1 prompt
/ˈprɑːmpt/
verb
prompts; prompted; prompting
Learner's definition of PROMPT
[+ object]
: to cause (someone) to do something
: to be the cause of (something)
: to say (something that encourages a person to talk)
: to say the lines of a play to (an actor who has forgotten them) : to give a prompt to (an actor)
computers : to show a message that tells (a user) to do something

— prompter

noun, plural prompters [count]
2 prompt /ˈprɑːmpt/ adjective
prompter; promptest
2 prompt
/ˈprɑːmpt/
adjective
prompter; promptest
Learner's definition of PROMPT
[also more prompt; most prompt]
: done or given without delay
: arriving or doing something at the expected time or without delay

— promptness

noun [noncount]
3 prompt /ˈprɑːmpt/ noun
plural prompts
3 prompt
/ˈprɑːmpt/
noun
plural prompts
Learner's definition of PROMPT
[count]
: the lines of a play that are said to an actor who has forgotten them
computers : a message that appears on a computer screen asking the user to do something or to provide information
4 prompt /ˈprɑːmpt/ adverb
4 prompt
/ˈprɑːmpt/
adverb
Learner's definition of PROMPT
British
: exactly at the time stated
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