Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: prompt
IPA transcription: [pɹ'ɑmpt]
Pronunciations of prompt
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: prompt
    Meaning: according to schedule or without delay; on time; "the train is prompt"
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: motivate, actuate, propel, move, prompt, incite
    Meaning: give an incentive for action; "This moved me to sacrifice my career"
  • Synonyms: prompt, inspire, instigate
    Meaning: serve as the inciting cause of; "She prompted me to call my relatives"
Usage examples
  • However, I am profoundly grateful to you for your prompt acceptance of my resignation.
  • The prompt action of Douglas, however, had the effect of keeping the mining movement in hand.
  • Juliette felt impelled by duty, and duty at best is not so prompt a counsellor as love or hate.
  • By her own blindness she had sinned; now she must repay, not by empty remorse, but by prompt and useful action.
  • Early symptoms should be noted and receive prompt attention; this will often cut short the duration of the malady.
  • The tall clock in the dining-room struck five, and the dining-bell pealed out its prompt summons through the house.
  • Such negotiations, made with cunning supported by bribery, proved as usual more prompt and efficacious than any others.
  • Darrell, powerless to aid his friend, watched intently, dreading some rash act on his part to which his impetuous nature might prompt him.
  • The benches were not filled; for park loungers, with their stagnant blood, are prompt to detect and fly home from the crispness of early autumn.
  • We called a council of war for that night that we might view matters in the light of Pickering’s letter. His assuredness in ordering me to leave made prompt and decisive action necessary on my part.
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Louis Slotin, License CC BY-SA 4.0