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
Australian, New Zealand informal on the knocker

noun

1‘he stopped, and Julia supplied a prompt’

SYNONYMS
reminder, cue, feed