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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Prompt, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Prompted; p. pr. & vb. n. Prompting.]
 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.   --Pope.
 3. To remind, as an actor or an orator, of words or topics forgotten.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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]