, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Prompted; p. pr. & vb. n. Prompting.]
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1. To assist or induce the action of; to move to action; to instigate; to incite.
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God first . . . prompted on the infirmities of the infant world by temporal prosperity.
Jer. Taylor.
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2. To suggest; to dictate.
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And whispering angles prompt her golden dreams.
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3. To remind, as an actor or an orator, of words or topics forgotten.
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