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The Definition of - promise (noun)

    noun
    1.
    a declaration that something will or will not be done, given, etc., by one:
    unkept political promises.
    2.
    an express assurance on which expectation is to be based:
    promises that an enemy will not win.
    3.
    something that has the effect of an express assurance; indication of what may be expected.
    4.
    indication of future excellence or achievement:
    a writer who shows promise.
    5.
    something that is promised.
    verb (used with object), promised, promising.
    6.
    to engage or undertake by promise (usually used with an infinitive or a clause as object):
    She promised to go tomorrow.
    7.
    to make a promise of (some specified act, gift, etc.):
    to promise help.
    8.
    to make a promise of something to (a specified person):
    Promise me that you will come.
    9.
    to afford ground for expecting:
    The sky promised a storm.
    10.
    to engage to join in marriage.
    11.
    to assure (used in emphatic declarations):
    I won't go there again, I promise you that!
    verb (used without object), promised, promising.
    12.
    to afford ground for expectation (often followed by well or fair):
    His forthcoming novel promises well.
    13.
    to make a promise.

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Word Origin & History of - promise

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