prompt-n; 3 Senses

Sense Number 1: a cue given to someone for assistance

Commentary: PROMPT[+event][+communication][+assistance][+cue]

The teacher gave the children prompts when it was their turn to walk on stage.
The actor got a prompt for his next line from the prompter in the pit.
John asked Mary out for a date without any prompts from me.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: symbol on a computer monitor that indicates readiness for input

Commentary: PROMPT[+artifact][+symbol][+computer_monitor][+indicator][+of_input_readiness]

John typed a Unix command at the prompt.
The prompt symbols for different Unix shells are different.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2

Sense Number 3: the time limit imposed on repayment of an account

Commentary: PROMPT[+quantity][+limit][+time][+for_payment][+of_account]

The prompt on this promissory note is 90 days.

WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 2