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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Prompt \Prompt\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Prompted; p. pr. & vb. n. Prompting.] [1913 Webster] 1. To assist or induce the action of; to move to action; to instigate; to incite. [1913 Webster] God first . . . prompted on the infirmities of the infant world by temporal prosperity. --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster] 2. To suggest; to dictate. [1913 Webster] And whispering angles prompt her golden dreams. --Pope. [1913 Webster] 3. To remind, as an actor or an orator, of words or topics forgotten. [1913 Webster]