Synonyms of prompt in English:

prompt


See definition of prompt

verb

1‘a sense of alarm prompted her to knock again’

SYNONYMS

induce, make, move, cause, motivate, lead, dispose, persuade, incline, encourage, stimulate, prod, impel, spur on, urge, inspire

provoke, incite

ANTONYMS

discourage

2‘the move could prompt a rise in UK base lending rates’

SYNONYMS

give rise to, bring about, cause, occasion, result in, lead to, elicit, produce, bring on, engender, induce, call forth, evoke, precipitate, trigger, spark off, provoke, instigate

ANTONYMS

deter, restrain

3‘the bridegroom could not follow the marriage service and had to be prompted by the impatient clergyman’

SYNONYMS

remind, cue, give someone a cue, help out, coach, feed

jog someone's memory, refresh someone's memory


adjective

1‘I should be grateful for a prompt reply’

SYNONYMS

quick, swift, rapid, speedy, fast, direct, immediate, instant, instantaneous, expeditious, early, punctual, in good time, on time, timely

ready, willing, eager, unhesitating

archaic rathe

ANTONYMS

slow, late, unwilling


adverb

1‘he set off at 3.30 prompt’

SYNONYMS

exactly, precisely, sharp, on the dot, dead, dead on, promptly, punctually, on the nail

informal bang on, spot on

North American informal on the button, on the nose

NZ Australian informal on the knocker


noun

1‘he stopped, and Julia supplied a prompt’

SYNONYMS

reminder, cue, feed