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prompted

[ prompt ]SEE DEFINITION OF prompted

Synonyms for prompted

  • arouse
  • cause
  • convince
  • draw
  • elicit
  • help
  • indicate
  • induce
  • inspire
  • motivate
  • persuade
  • propel
  • provoke
  • spur
  • stimulate
  • suggest
  • urge
  • advise
  • aid
  • assist
  • evoke
  • exhort
  • get
  • goad
  • hint
  • impel
  • imply
  • instigate
  • jog
  • mention
  • move
  • occasion
  • prick
  • prod
  • propose
  • refresh
  • remind
  • sic
  • bring up
  • call forth
  • egg on
  • give rise to
  • help out
  • talk into
  • win over
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Antonyms for prompted

  • calm
  • depress
  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • halt
  • hide
  • hinder
  • keep
  • prevent
  • repress
  • stop
  • hurt
  • suppress
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PROMPTED

The impulse that had prompted him to hail her now prompted wild words.

Two reasons had prompted Wilson to request to have Sidney in the operating-room.

By some remarkable intuition my kinsman Teunis was prompted to advance at this.

I obeyed an instinct, which prompted me to get the first shot to save myself.

I prompted Camille to ask if he had ever encountered Ned Ferry, and he laughed.

Yes, there was the thing subconsciousness had prompted him to seek.

Never before had she been governed by so contemptible a feeling as that which had just prompted her.

Boutan, who had now risen, was prompted by curiosity to remain a little longer.

Then she broke out eagerly, and Tresler understood the feeling that prompted her.

A sudden instinct for carefulness had prompted him to make that request.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PROMPTED

reminded

adjectivewarned
  • advised
  • cautioned
  • forewarned
  • made aware
  • notified
  • prodded
  • prompted

suggested

adjectivesubmitted
  • advanced
  • advised
  • advocated
  • counseled
  • hinted
  • implied
  • indicated
  • offered
  • prompted
  • proposed
  • propounded
  • recommended
  • reminded
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.