Crossword Puzzle Solver
Help us become the best crossword solving site by contributing your own clues and answersContribute a clue with answer(s)

Prompt
Crossword Clue & Answers

This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Prompt as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

3 December 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Quick Crossword

We found 33 answers for the crossword clue 'Prompt', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Quick Crossword.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Prompt a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Prompt as an answer itself some 155 times.

Prompt is a single word clue made up of 6 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Quick Crossword' on Thursday, 09 December 2021 with the answer being READY, we also found READY to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

Before we get to our crossword answers for 'Prompt', take a look at the definitions and example uses below, sometimes these help you think of different words or phrases that are common to 'Prompt' and give you a hint.

  • (computer science) a symbol that appears on the computer screen to indicate that the computer is ready to receive a command
  • Assist (somebody acting or reciting) by suggesting the next words of something forgotten or imperfectly learned
  • Ready and willing or quick to act; "she is always prompt to help her friends";
  • Performed with little or no delay; "an immediate reply to my letter"; "a prompt reply"; "was quick to respond"; "a straightaway denial"
  • According to schedule or without delay; on time; "the train is prompt"
  • Serve as the inciting cause of; "She prompted me to call my relatives"
  • Give an incentive for action; "This moved me to sacrifice my career"
  • A cue given to a performer (usually the beginning of the next line to be spoken); "the audience could hear his prompting"

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

CUE
Sports implement consisting of a tapering rod used to strike a cue ball in pool or billiards

4 Letters

GOAD
A pointed instrument that is used to prod into a state of motion

MOVE
Change residence, affiliation, or place of employment; "We moved from Idaho to Nebraska"; "The basketball player moved from one team to another"

SPUR
A sharp prod fixed to a rider's heel and used to urge a horse onward; "cowboys know not to squat with their spurs on"

STIR
A rapid active commotion

URGE
A strong restless desire; "why this urge to travel?"

5 Letters

CAUSE
Give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally; "cause a commotion"; "make a stir"; "cause an accident"

EGGON
Urge on; cause to act; "The other children egged the boy on, but he did not want to throw the stone through the window"

QUICK
Accomplished rapidly and without delay; "was quick to make friends"; "his quick reaction prevented an accident"; "hoped for a speedy resolution of the problem"; "a speedy recovery"; "he has a right to a speedy trial"

RAPID
Done or occurring in a brief period of time; "a rapid rise through the ranks"

READY
Completely prepared or in condition for immediate action or use or progress; "get ready"; "she is ready to resign"; "the bridge is ready to collapse"; "I am ready to work"; "ready for action"; "ready for use"; "the soup will be ready in a minute"; "ready to learn to read"

6 Letters

ELICIT
Deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning); "We drew out some interesting linguistic data from the native informant"

INCITE
Provoke or stir up; "incite a riot"; "set off great unrest among the people"

ONTIME
At the expected time; "she always arrives on time"

PROPEL
Cause to move forward with force; "Steam propels this ship"

REMIND
Put in the mind of someone; "Remind me to call Mother"

SPEEDY
Accomplished rapidly and without delay; "was quick to make friends"; "his quick reaction prevented an accident"; "hoped for a speedy resolution of the problem"; "a speedy recovery"; "he has a right to a speedy trial"

7 Letters

ACTUATE
Give an incentive for action; "This moved me to sacrifice my career"

INSPIRE
Supply the inspiration for; "The article about the artist inspired the exhibition of his recent work"

WILLING
The act of making a choice; "followed my father of my own volition"

8 Letters

MOTIVATE
Give an incentive for action; "This moved me to sacrifice my career"

ONTHEDOT
Just as it should be; "`Precisely, my lord,' he said"

PUNCTUAL
Acting or arriving or performed exactly at the time appointed; "she expected guests to be punctual at meals"; "he is not a particularly punctual person"; "punctual payment"

REMINDER
An experience that causes you to remember something

9 Letters

IMMEDIATE
Immediately before or after as in a chain of cause and effect; "the immediate result"; "the immediate cause of the trouble"

INSTIGATE
Provoke or stir up; "incite a riot"; "set off great unrest among the people"

PROMPTING
A cue given to a performer (usually the beginning of the next line to be spoken); "the audience could hear his prompting"

STIMULATE
Cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner; "The ads induced me to buy a VCR"; "My children finally got me to buy a computer"; "My wife made me buy a new sofa"

11 Letters

EXPEDITIOUS
Marked by speed and efficiency

12 Letters

STRAIGHTAWAY
A straight segment of a roadway or racecourse

UNHESITATING Anita Doran
Characterized by quickness and firmness; "his reply was unhesitating"

UNRESTRICTED Anita Doran
Never having had security classification

13 Letters

COMMANDPROMPT
(computer science) a symbol that appears on the computer screen to indicate that the computer is ready to receive a command

Contribute an answer

We do our best to have all the answers for Prompt . If you have an answer not listed above please take a moment to contribute it to help others.

Contribute Answer

Help Requests

Can't find the answer you are looking for? post a help request and let our community help you.

Stuck on a clue and can't find your answer on our site?

Post a Help Request

Quick Links

Contributors

Anita Doran Anita Doran

© 2022 Privacy Policy
Feedback