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Overview of noun prompting

The noun prompting has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. suggestion, prompting

(persuasion formulated as a suggestion)

2. prompt, prompting

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


Overview of verb prompt

The verb prompt has 3 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (9) motivate, actuate, propel, move, prompt, incite

(give an incentive for action; "This moved me to sacrifice my career")

2. (2) prompt, inspire, instigate

(serve as the inciting cause of; "She prompted me to call my relatives")

3. prompt, remind, cue

(assist (somebody acting or reciting) by suggesting the next words of something forgotten or imperfectly learned)

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