Definitions for promise

Definitions for (noun) promise

Main entry: promise, hope

Definition: grounds for feeling hopeful about the future

Usage: there is little or no promise that he will recover

Main entry: promise

Definition: a verbal commitment by one person to another agreeing to do (or not to do) something in the future

Definitions for (verb) promise

Main entry: promise, assure

Definition: make a promise or commitment

Main entry: promise

Definition: promise to undertake or give

Usage: I promise you my best effort

Main entry: predict, prognosticate, promise, call, forebode, foretell, anticipate

Definition: make a prediction about; tell in advance

Usage: Call the outcome of an election

Main entry: promise

Definition: give grounds for expectations

Usage: The new results were promising; The results promised fame and glory

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