Synonyms for Prompting:

adj.

motivational (adjective)
prodding, jolting, Inciting, goading, impelling, hastening, pushing, driving, motivational, firing, Nudging, moving, slinging, propelling, launching.

n.

push, spur, stimulus, persuasion, inducement, encouragement, nourishment, stimulant, prod. communication (noun)
suggestion.
motive (noun)
magnetism, impulsion, trigger, drive, enticement, provocation, stimulation, motive, facilitation, fomentation, energy, induction, fire, compulsion, force, propulsion, urge, fermentation, catalyst.
prompting (noun)
suggestion, prompt.

v.

advising (verb)
Notifying, Cautioning, cueing, counseling, encouraging, Consulting, Suggesting, Recommending, guiding, Advising, directing, Instructing, warning, briefing, Advocating, Conferring, tipping off, informing, admonishing.
indicating (verb)
alerting, branding, Noting, flagging, Betokening, Gesturing, Denoting, Motioning, Indicating, winking, waving, symbolizing, marking, pointing out, Designating, nodding, Beckoning, signaling, Stamping, Tagging, gesticulating, Ticketing, Shrugging, Nudging, pointing, Labeling.
motivating (verb)
thrusting, Ramming, catapulting, striking, shooting, Bumping, goading, urging, inspiring, driving, poking, Punching, motivating, Forcing, jerking, Lobbing, hastening, impelling, fermenting, launching, energizing, jolting, heaving, Fomenting, Instigating, enticing, slinging, jogging, jostling, hurtling, propelling, hurling, Flinging, pitching, Throwing, Shoving, inducing, pushing, firing, moving, Magnetizing, knocking, triggering, provoking, prodding, stimulating.

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Other relevant words:
spur, prod, nourishment, push, inducement, stimulus, prompt, persuasion, encouragement, stimulant, suggestion.

Usage examples for prompting

  1. The D flat Valse-" le valse du petit chien"- is of George Sand's own prompting – Chopin: The Man and His Music by James Huneker
  2. And perhaps it was, in part, the prompting of this sarcastic and unbridled humour that made him often love to astonish as well as to awe. – Rienzi by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  3. Then on a sudden prompting I stole swiftly to the fourth floor, lighted my candle, and gazed about. – The Siege of the Seven Suitors by Meredith Nicholson