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General dictionaries General (29 matching dictionaries)
  1. prompt: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. prompt: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. prompt: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. prompt: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. prompt: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. prompt, prompt, prompt, prompt: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Prompt, prompt: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. prompt: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. prompt: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. prompt: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. prompt: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. prompt: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Prompt, prompt: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. prompt (v.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. prompt: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. prompt: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. PROMPT (DOS command), PROMPT (telescope), Prompt (theatre), Prompt: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Prompt: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. prompt: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. prompt: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. prompt, prompt, prompt(e), prompt (de): AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. prompt: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. prompt: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. prompt: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. prompt: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. prompt: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. prompt: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Prompt: English-Chinese Dictionary of Graphic Communications (Big 5) [home, info]
  2. prompt: ODLIS: Online Dictionary of Library and Information Science [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. PromPT: Abbreviations in shipping [home, info]
  2. prompt: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (7 matching dictionaries)
  1. prompt: Netlingo [home, info]
  2. prompt: CCI Computer [home, info]
  3. prompt: Webopedia [home, info]
  4. prompt: Hacking Lexicon [home, info]
  5. Prompt: Data Formats and Their Sugggested File Extensions [home, info]
  6. prompt: I T Glossary [home, info]
  7. prompt: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. prompt: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. PROMPT: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  2. PROMPT: AbbreviationZ [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Prompt: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (prompt)

noun:  (computer science) a symbol that appears on the computer screen to indicate that the computer is ready to receive a command
noun:  a cue given to a performer (usually the beginning of the next line to be spoken) ("The audience could hear his prompting")
verb:  serve as the inciting cause of ("She prompted me to call my relatives")
verb:  assist (somebody acting or reciting) by suggesting the next words of something forgotten or imperfectly learned
verb:  give an incentive for action
adjective:  quick in apprehending or reacting ("A prompt (or ready) response")
adjective:  according to schedule or without delay ("A prompt reply")
adjective:  characterized by speed and efficiency
adjective:  performed with little or no delay ("Prompt obedience")

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