Adjective "Prompted" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Prompted


    Definition:

    1. done, performed, delivered, etc., at once or without delay: a prompt reply.

    2. ready in action; quick to act as occasion demands.

    3. quick or alert: prompt to take offense.

    4. punctual. verb (used with object)

    5. to move or induce to action: What prompted you to say that?

    6. to occasion or incite; inspire: What prompted his resignation?

    7. to assist (a person speaking) by suggesting something to be said.

    8. Theater. to supply (an actor,

    Origin:
    prompt

    Examples:

    "inquiries can be prompted by allegations."

    "strings can be prompted in norths."

    "attacks can be prompted by incursions."

    "ups can be prompted by businesses."

    "strings can be prompted by shortages."

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