Synonyms for (noun) promise

Synonyms: promise, hope

Definition: grounds for feeling hopeful about the future

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

Similar words: prospect, expectation, outlook

Definition: belief about (or mental picture of) the future


Synonyms: promise

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

Similar words: dedication, commitment

Definition: a message that makes a pledge


Similar words: speech act

Definition: the use of language to perform some act

Synonyms for (verb) promise

Synonyms: promise, assure

Definition: make a promise or commitment

Similar words: declare

Definition: state emphatically and authoritatively

Usage: He declared that he needed more money to carry out the task he was charged with


Synonyms: promise

Definition: promise to undertake or give

Usage: I promise you my best effort

Similar words: declare

Definition: state emphatically and authoritatively

Usage: He declared that he needed more money to carry out the task he was charged with


Synonyms: predict, prognosticate, promise, call, forebode, foretell, anticipate

Definition: make a prediction about; tell in advance

Usage: Call the outcome of an election

Similar words: pretend, guess, hazard, venture

Definition: put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation

Usage: I am guessing that the price of real estate will rise again; I cannot pretend to say that you are wrong


Synonyms: promise

Definition: give grounds for expectations

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

Similar words: be

Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer