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promise

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of promise

  1. a person's solemn declaration that he or she will do or not do something <he made a promise to arrive on time, come hell or high water> Synonyms oath, pledge, troth, vow, word Related Words appointment, arrangement, commitment, engagement, obligation; agreement, compact, contract, covenant; assurance, guarantee, guaranty, undertaking; bail, bond, deposit, gage, pawn, security, token, warranty




promise

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of promise

  1. 1 to make a solemn declaration of intent <they promised to keep in touch with us after they moved away> Synonyms covenant, pledge, swear, vow Related Words affiance, betroth, plight, troth; accede, agree, assent, consent; contract, engage, ensure, guarantee, undertake; affirm, assert, aver, avouch, avow, declare, insist, warrant Phrases give one's word

  2. 2 to show signs of a favorable or successful outcome <given the cast, the new sitcom promises to be an excellent show> Synonyms augur, forebode (also forbode), bodeRelated Words forecast, foretell, predict, presage, prognosticate, prophesy; forewarn, warn; anticipate, divine, foreknow, foresee; betoken, foreshadow, harbinger, portend, prefigure, presignify; indicate, signify; allude, connote, hint, imply, insinuate, intimate, suggest





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