promptÂ·er , promptÂ·est . .
Being on time; punctual. .
Carried out or performed without delay: a prompt reply. tr.v. , promptÂ·ed , promptÂ·ing , prompts .… .
To move to act; spur; incite: A noise prompted the guard to go back and investigate. .
To give rise to; inspire: The accident prompted a review of school safety policy. .
To assist with a reminder; remind. .
To assist (an actor or reciter) by providing the next words of a forgotten passage; cue. n. .
The act of prompting or giving a cue. .
A reminder or cue. .
Computer Science . A symbol that appears on a monitor to indicate that the computer is ready to receive input. .
Business . .
A prompt note. .
The time limit stipulated in a prompt note ( Full Answer )