Noun(1) a cue given to a performer (usually the beginning of the next line to be spoken(2) (computer science
Verb(1) give an incentive for action(2) serve as the inciting cause of(3) assist (somebody acting or reciting
Adjective(1) according to schedule or without delay; on time(2) ready and willing or quick to act(3) performed with little or no delay
(1) I called the police and they were very prompt but they didn't catch him.(2) Once a diagnosis of breast cancer is made, women should receive prompt , planned treatment.(3) The nature of media is that all of these requests require a prompt response.(4) I am, generally, a prompt person and I'm giving you ample notice.(5) Although teasing resembles bullying because it can prompt feelings of anger or embarrassment, teasing can be less hostile and done with humor, rather than harm.(6) Be prepared to share your crops if you're not prompt at harvesting them.(7) Indeed, the figures prompt more questions than answers.(8) Friendly staff are very prompt with their service, and ambient tunes are played at a background level.(9) While the other performers continued mouthing their parts to give the impression that a technical fault had occurred, the culprit was given a prompt .(10) My customers can be sure of prompt delivery of meat and poultry.(11) Not only are there no other performers to distract the audience, there is no handy support mechanism to prompt a line.(12) The day I brought Band-Aids, a large number of animals suddenly needed prompt attention.(13) City and county officials should take prompt action to gain the trust of citizens.(14) This could be resolved by carrying the corrections over to next week's edition, but would that appease irate members of the public who had been promised a prompt correction this week?(15) The instantaneous nature of the net then provokes a prompt response.(16) I must commend the RTA for a prompt reply to my letter, and their immediate attention to this dangerous situation.