prompt


prompt
I adjective businesslike, eager, early, efficient, expeditious, immediate, instant, instantaneous, on time, precise, promptus, punctual, quick, ready, seasonable, speedy, spontaneous, summary, swift, timely, unhesitating, without delay associated concepts: prompt judicial action II verb activate, actuate, advise, alert, animate, arouse, cause, dispose, encourage, excite, exhort, goad, hint, hound, impel, incite, incline, induce, influence, initiate, inspire, instigate, lead, motivate, move, occasion, persuade, press, prod, promote, provoke, push, recommend, remind, rouse, spur on, stimulate, stir, suggest, tempt, urge associated concepts: leading a witness, subornation III index abet, acute, advocate, agitate (activate), cause, coax, convince, counsel, enjoin, evoke, exhort, expeditious, hint, immediate (at once), impel, incite, indication, induce, influence, initiate, inspire, instantaneous, instruct (direct), motivate, originate, persuade, prevail (persuade), provoke, punctual, ready (prepared), recommend, remind, reminder, spirit, stimulate, summary, urge

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  • prompt — prompt, prompte [ prɔ̃(pt), prɔ̃(p)t ] adj. • 1540; « prêt, disposé à » 1205; lat. promptus I ♦ Qui agit ou se produit tôt. 1 ♦ Qui agit, fait (qqch.) sans tarder. PROMPT À [ prɔ̃a ]. « Il était violent, généreux, prompt à l injure, prompt aux… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • prompt — prompt, ompte (pron, pron t ; au masculin, le t se lie : pron t à...) adj. 1°   Qui ne tarde pas, soudain. •   Leur abord fut bien prompt, leur fuite encor plus prompte, CORN. Cid, IV, 1. •   Par un prompt désespoir souvent on se marie, Qu on s… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • prompt — PROMPT, Ă, prompţi, te, adj. (Despre oameni) Care acţionează repede şi la timp. ♦ (Despre fapte, acţiuni etc.) Care se produce repede, fără întârziere. – Din fr. prompt, lat. promptus. Trimis de oprocopiuc, 09.05.2006. Sursa: DEX 98  Prompt ≠… …   Dicționar Român

  • Prompt — (pr[o^]mt; 215), a. [Compar. {Prompter}; superl. {Promptest}.] [F. prompt, L. promptus, properly, brought forth (to light or view), hence, visible, evident, at hand, ready, quick, p. p. of promere to take or bring forth; pro forth + emere to take …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • prompt — PROMPT, [promp]te. ad. Soudain, qui ne tarde pas long temps. Il est opposé à lent. Un prompt retour. je vous souhaite un heureux voyage & un prompt retour. rendre une prompte réponse. avoir la repartie prompte. On dit, Avoir l esprit prompt,… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Prompt — is an adjective meaning quick or on time , or a verb meaning to lead someone .* Command prompt, in computing, one or more characters in a command line interface to indicate that the computer is ready to accept typed input * Prompt (theatre) or… …   Wikipedia

  • prompt´ly — prompt «prompt», adjective, verb, noun. –adj. 1. ready and willing; on time; quick: »Be prompt to obey. But he learns to tell time much earlier than he learns to be prompt (Sidonie M. Gruenberg). SYNONYM(S): punctual. See syn. under ready. (Cf. ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • prompt — Adj std. (17. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus frz. prompt(e), das auf gleichbedeutendes l. prōmptus zurückgeht (zu l. prōmere hervornehmen , das zu l. emere nehmen gebildet ist).    Ebenso nndl. prompt, ne. prompt, nfrz. prompt, nschw. prompt,… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • prompt — Prompt, Prest et appareillé, Promptus. Prompt rhetoricien, Extemporalis rhetor. Un courage prompt et disposé à la guerre, Animus alacer ad bellum suscipiendum. Estre plus prompt, ou prest à regarder à son danger, Promptiorem esse ad sua pericula …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • Prompt — Prompt, n. (Com.) A limit of time given for payment of an account for produce purchased, this limit varying with different goods. See {Prompt note}. [1913 Webster] To cover any probable difference of price which might arise before the expiration… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • prompt — prompt; prompt·er; prompt·ly; prompt·ness; …   English syllables


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