What does the word prompt mean?

Usage examples for prompt

  1. It is impossible for a generous mind to refuse its testimony to the ever prompt kindness of a well- bred Frenchman, in rendering you all the services in his power. – A Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany, Volume One by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
  2. The situation, however, demanded prompt action. – Bobby of the Labrador by Dillon Wallace
  3. They were days of swift thought and prompt action. – The Heart of Unaga by Ridgwell Cullum