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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Prompt \Prompt\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Prompted; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To assist or induce the action of; to move to action; to
instigate; to incite.
God first . . . prompted on the infirmities of the
infant world by temporal prosperity. --Jer. Taylor.
2. To suggest; to dictate.
And whispering angles prompt her golden dreams.
3. To remind, as an actor or an orator, of words or topics
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: persuasion formulated as a suggestion [syn: suggestion,
2: a cue given to a performer (usually the beginning of the next
line to be spoken); "the audience could hear his prompting"
[syn: prompt, prompting]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
21 Moby Thesaurus words for "prompting":
actuation, aide-memoire, animation, cue, direction, flapper, hint,
influence, inner-direction, jogger, memorandum, motivation, moving,
other-direction, prompt, prompter, remembrance, remembrancer,
reminder, stimulation, tickler
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