See also: prónto

English edit

Etymology edit

From Spanish pronto, from Latin prōmptus. Doublet of prompt.

Pronunciation edit

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈpɹɑntoʊ/, [ˈpʰɹɑntʰoʊ̯], [ˈpʰɹɑnoʊ̯]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɒntəʊ

Adverb edit

pronto (not comparable)

  1. (informal) Quickly, very soon, promptly.
    I need to finish this assignment pronto.

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Anagrams edit

Asturian edit

Etymology edit

From Latin prōmptus.

Adverb edit

pronto

  1. early
  2. soon
  3. nearby

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Galician edit

Etymology edit

From Latin prōmptus.

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

pronto (feminine pronta, masculine plural prontos, feminine plural prontas)

  1. prompt, speedy
  2. ready, at the ready
    Estades prontos?Are you ready?

Adverb edit

pronto

  1. soon
    Synonyms: axiña, decontado
  2. early
    Synonym: cedo
    Antonym: tarde

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Italian edit

Etymology edit

From Latin prōmptus.

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

pronto (feminine pronta, masculine plural pronti, feminine plural pronte, superlative prontissimo)

  1. ready, prepared
    È pronto il pranzo?Is lunch ready?
  2. willing, prompt, set

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Noun edit

pronto m (plural pronti)

  1. ready-made

Interjection edit

pronto

  1. (telephony) hello (when answering the phone)

Further reading edit

  • pronto in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Portuguese edit

Etymology edit

From Latin prōmptus.

Pronunciation edit

  • Hyphenation: pron‧to

Adjective edit

pronto (feminine pronta, masculine plural prontos, feminine plural prontas, comparable, comparative mais pronto, superlative o mais pronto or prontíssimo, diminutive prontinho, augmentative prontão)

  1. ready
    O jantar está pronto.
    Dinner is ready.
  2. (of a person) ready; willing (prepared for immediate action)

Quotations edit

For quotations using this term, see Citations:pronto.

Spanish edit

Etymology edit

From Latin promptus.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɾonto/ [ˈpɾõn̪.t̪o]
  • Rhymes: -onto
  • Syllabification: pron‧to

Adjective edit

pronto (feminine pronta, masculine plural prontos, feminine plural prontas)

  1. prompt, on time
  2. ready

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Adverb edit

pronto (superlative prontísimo)

  1. soon, promptly, any time soon
    Synonym: luego
    de prontosuddenly

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Further reading edit