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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

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  • calm
  • depress
  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • halt
  • hide
  • hinder
  • keep
  • prevent
  • repress
  • stop
  • hurt
  • suppress
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How to use prompted in a sentence

The continued surge prompted Prince George’s County to issue a curfew for unaccompanied minors that begins this weekend in its waterfront entertainment and dining district.
NATIONAL HARBOR CURFEW ISSUED FOR MINORS AS D.C. REGION SETS CORONAVIRUS RECORD FOR 17TH DAYRACHEL CHASON, DANA HEDGPETH, FENIT NIRAPPILNOVEMBER 20, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The chef says the pandemic prompted an “identity crisis” that put him in touch with his mother and grandmother, who is honored at Moon Rabbit with a gin-based drink.
AT MOON RABBIT, CHEF KEVIN TIEN LURES FANS TO THE WHARFTOM SIETSEMANOVEMBER 20, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Virginia has mostly asked nursing homes to pay for their own employee testing since the start of the pandemic, and Maryland stopped paying for it in August, prompting frustration from some facilities that said they couldn’t afford to foot the bill.
MARYLAND AND VIRGINIA NURSING HOMES BATTLE EXPLOSIVE COVID-19 OUTBREAKS — AGAINREBECCA TAN, RACHEL CHASONNOVEMBER 20, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The virus is coursing through the entire state, prompting state and local leaders to reimpose restrictions, cancel in-person classes in the places they were held and urge residents to take personal responsibility for stopping the virus’s spread.
MARYLAND’S CORONAVIRUS NUMBERS ARE GOING UP. HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW.ERIN COXNOVEMBER 20, 2020WASHINGTON POST
When an Australian pop culture show made fun of the group, the ARMY created a social campaign, prompting an apology.
FOR FANS OF BTS, THE ONLY THING BETTER THAN THE GROUP IS EACH OTHERMARIAN LIUNOVEMBER 20, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The greater Washington region reported more than 5,000 new coronavirus infections Thursday — a record for a single day — with weeks of sustained increases prompting the Smithsonian Institution to close facilities that had reopened to the public.
SMITHSONIAN MUSEUMS, ZOO TO CLOSE AS CORONAVIRUS CASELOAD IN D.C. REGION HITS RECORD FOR 16TH DAYDANA HEDGPETH, OVETTA WIGGINSNOVEMBER 19, 2020WASHINGTON POST
So they tried it — until public pressure and an agreement to audit the vote prompted a second, unanimous vote to certify the results.
JUST BECAUSE AN ATTEMPT TO STEAL AN ELECTION IS LUDICROUS AND HAM-HANDED DOESN’T MEAN IT CAN’T WORKPHILIP BUMPNOVEMBER 19, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Similar shutdowns were announced earlier this week in Philadelphia and Chicago, representing the start of a second wave of shutdowns eight months after covid-19 first prompted widespread closures.
SMITHSONIAN, NATIONAL GALLERY TO CLOSE AS CORONAVIRUS CASES SPIKEPEGGY MCGLONE, SEBASTIAN SMEENOVEMBER 19, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Grassley’s absence prompted the Senate Judiciary Committee to postpone a business meeting Thursday where several nominations might have been advanced.
VIRUS THREAT REACHES INTO HALLS OF CONGRESS, CLOUDING SENATE AGENDAMIKE DEBONIS, SEUNG MIN KIM, KAROUN DEMIRJIANNOVEMBER 19, 2020WASHINGTON POST
At the root of the debate is a question about reconciling the challenge of a game with its accessibility, something that has prompted opinion pieces in outlets such as Game Informer and Kotaku, particularly about “Souls” games.
‘DEMON’S SOULS’ DEVS CONSIDERED, AND ULTIMATELY LEFT OUT, AN EASY MODE. HERE’S WHY.ELISE FAVISNOVEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO PROMPTED

  • advised
  • cautioned
  • forewarned
  • made aware
  • notified
  • prodded
  • prompted
  • advanced
  • advised
  • advocated
  • counseled
  • implied
  • indicated
  • offered
  • prompted
  • proposed
  • recommended
  • reminded
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