Promptness Prompt"ness, n. [1913 Webster] 1. Promptitude; readiness; quickness of decision or action. [1913 Webster]

2. Cheerful willingness; alacrity. [1913 Webster]

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  • promptness — prompt prompt 1 [prɒmpt ǁ prɑːmpt] adjective done quickly, immediately, or at the right time: • We guarantee prompt delivery of your purchases. • Many customers are taking advantage of a 2.5% discount for prompt payment. promptly adverb : •… …   Financial and business terms

  • promptness — n. promptness at, in * * * in promptness at …   Combinatory dictionary

  • promptness — prompt ► VERB 1) cause or bring about. 2) (prompt to/to do) cause (someone) to take a course of action. 3) assist or encourage (a hesitating speaker). 4) supply a forgotten word or line to (an actor). ► NOUN 1) an act of prompting …   English terms dictionary

  • promptness — noun see prompt III …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • promptness — See prompter. * * * …   Universalium

  • promptness — noun /ˈprɒmptnəs/ a) The habit or characteristic of doing things without delay. b) The habit of adhering to a designated time. Syn: promptitude, punctuality …   Wiktionary

  • promptness — Synonyms and related words: OK, abruptness, acceptance, accord, acquiescence, acuity, acuteness, affirmation, affirmative, affirmative voice, agility, agreeability, agreeableness, agreement, air speed, alacrity, alertness, amenability, animation …   Moby Thesaurus

  • promptness — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. preparedness, agility, readiness; see preparation 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • promptness — prÉ‘mptnɪs / prÉ’m n. immediacy, state of being done without delay; alertness, quickness; readiness, preparedness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • promptness — n. Readiness, quickness, alacrity, alertness, promptitude, activity, quickness of decision …   New dictionary of synonyms

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