Definitions: (1) ready and quick to act as occasion demands; alert; immediately or instantly at hand; expeditious; (2) done at the appointed moment; timely; (3) moving, exciting, or inciting to action; (4) to arouse or inspire by suggestion

Saying: He gives twice who gives promptly.

• The game requires coolness, right reasoning, promptness, and patience in the players. — Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) American poet
• For anyone to open their heart, they need the right atmosphere, and something to prompt them. {For example} a very relaxed, understanding environment. — Jung Chang (1952-) Chinese-British writer