Definitions For Prompting


  • A cue given to a performer (usually the beginning of the next line to be spoken)
  • Persuasion formulated as a suggestion


  • To cause (someone) to do something
  • To be the cause of (something)
  • To say (something that encourages a person to talk)
  • The lines of a play that are said to an actor who has forgotten them
  • A message that appears on a computer screen asking the user to do something or to provide information

Is Promptings a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends NO
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary NO

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Prompting is worth 17 points in Scrabble and 22 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Prompting in a Sentence

  • Curiosity prompted her to ask a few questions.
  • Pride prompted his angry response.
  • The evidence prompted a criminal investigation.
  • The actor was given a prompt by someone offstage.

Synonyms for Prompting

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