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prompt

 (prŏmpt)
adj. prompt·er, prompt·est
1. Being on time; punctual.
2. Carried out or performed without delay: a prompt reply.
tr.v. prompt·ed, prompt·ing, prompts
1. To move to act; spur; incite: A noise prompted the guard to go back and investigate.
2. To give rise to; inspire: The accident prompted a review of school safety policy.
3. To assist with a reminder; remind.
4. To assist (an actor or reciter) by providing the next words of a forgotten passage; cue.
n.
1.
a. The act of prompting or giving a cue.
b. A reminder or cue.
2. Computers A symbol that appears on a monitor to indicate that the computer is ready to receive input.
3. Something which inspires a response, especially a statement or series of questions designed to provoke creative or critical thought from a student: In English class today, the teacher gave us the prompt for our final essay.

[Middle English, ready, from Old French, from Latin prōmptus, from past participle of prōmere, to bring forth : prō-, forth; see pro-1 + emere, to take, obtain; see em- in Indo-European roots.]

prompt′er n.
promp′ti·tude′ (prŏmp′tĭ-to͞od′, -tyo͞od′), prompt′ness (prŏmpt′nĭs) n.
prompt′ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.promptly - with little or no delay; "the rescue squad arrived promptly"; "come here, quick!"
2.promptly - in a punctual manner; "he did his homework promptly"
3.promptly - at once (usually modifies an undesirable occurrence); "he promptly forgot the address"

promptly

adverb
1. immediately, instantly, swiftly, directly, quickly, at once, speedily, by return, pronto (informal), unhesitatingly, hotfoot, pdq (slang), posthaste She lay down and promptly fell asleep.
2. punctually, on time, spot on (informal), bang on (informal), on the dot, on the button (U.S.), on the nail We left the hotel promptly at seven.
Translations
فَوْرَافَورا، بِصورَةٍ عاجِلَه، عَلى الوَقْتفَوْرا، حالا
ihnedpromptněvčas
øjeblikkeligtomgående
pikaisesti
odmah
stundvíslegatafarlaust
即座に
즉시
promptne
takojtočno
omgående
อย่างทันที
çabucakdakikası dakikasınaderhalhemen
nhanh chóng

promptly

[ˈprɒmptlɪ] ADV (= immediately) → inmediatamente; (= fast) [pay, deliver, reply] → rápidamente, con prontitud; (= punctually) [start, arrive] → en punto, puntualmente
they left promptly at sixpartieron a las seis en punto
he flopped onto the sofa and promptly fell asleepse dejó caer en el sofá y se durmió inmediatamente

promptly

[ˈprɒmptli] adv
(= quickly) [treat, act, answer] → rapidement
(= punctually)
We left promptly at seven → Nous sommes partis à sept heures précises.
(= immediately) → promptement

promptly

adv
prompt; of course he promptly forgot it aller hat natürlich prompt alles vergessen; they left promptly at 6sie gingen pünktlich um 6 Uhr or Punkt 6 Uhr; when you receive orders you must obey them promptlywenn Sie Anweisungen erhalten, müssen Sie sie auf der Stelle befolgen; she sat down and promptly fell asleepsie setzte sich hin und schlief auf der Stelle or prompt ein
(= without further ado) she promptly gave him a left hooksie versetzte ihm unverzüglich einen linken Haken

promptly

[ˈprɒmptlɪ] adv (speedily) → prontamente; (punctually) → puntualmente

prompt1

(prompt) adjective
acting, or happening, without delay or punctually. a prompt reply; I'm surprised that she's late. She's usually so prompt.
ˈpromptly adverb
1. immediately. He promptly accepted my offer.
2. punctually. They arrived promptly.
ˈpromptness noun
at one/two etc o'clock prompt
punctually at one/two etc o'clock.

promptly

فَوْرَا promptně øjeblikkeligt prompt αμέσως inmediatamente, puntualmente pikaisesti rapidement odmah puntualmente 即座に 즉시 prompt presis szybko prontamente быстро omgående อย่างทันที çabucak nhanh chóng 立刻
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Mary Kinglsey insisted on lending her her watch till recess, and Jenny Snow, a satirical young lady, who had basely twitted Amy upon her limeless state, promptly buried the hatchet and offered to furnish answers to certain appalling sums.
She told me with amusement how Ordinsky, the Pole, had presented himself at her door one evening, and said that if the landlord was annoying her by his attentions, he would promptly put a stop to it.
I will meet the Frenchman, and that without fear or delay; promptly, sir, as becomes a servant of my royal master.
Do you think the archangel Gabriel thinks anything the less of me, because I promptly and respectfully obey that old hunks in that particular instance?
There is no knowing what further mischief she might have done had not York promptly sat himself down flat on her head to prevent her struggling, at the same time calling out, "Unbuckle the black horse
Promptly at seven o'clock this same Monday morning they will every one of them have to be in their places at Durham's or Brown's or Jones's, each in his working clothes.
A suspicion was enough; my lord's liveried retainers proclaimed an instant crusade against these people, and were promptly joined by the community in general.
There is a glad light in her eye which is pretty to see when she finds herself able to answer a question promptly and accurately, without any hesitation; as, for instance, this morning:
The professors assist them in the saving of their time by being promptly in their little boxed-up pulpits when the hours strike, and as promptly out again when the hour finishes.
Driscoll was promptly and indignantly flung on the heads of Sons in the next row, and these Sons passed him on toward the rear, and then immediately began to pummel the front row Sons who had passed him to them.
Having exhausted the resources of Riverboro and its immediate vicinity, the unfortunate couple had moved on and on in a steadily decreasing scale of prosperity until they had reached Temperance, where they had settled down and invited fate to do its worst, an invitation which was promptly accepted.
I thought so too; and my self-esteem being wounded by the false charge, I answered promptly, "I never cried for such a thing in my life: I hate going out in the carriage.