break one's promise

Definition of break one's promise

  1. :  to not do what one said one would definitely do

Word by Word Definitions

breakplay
  1. :  to separate into parts with suddenness or violence

    :  fracture

    : to fracture a bone of (a bodily part)

  1. :  an act or action of breaking

    :  the opening shot in a game of pool or billiards

    :  a gap or opening caused or appearing as if caused by damage :  a condition produced by or as if by breaking :  gap

promiseplay
  1. :  a declaration that one will do or refrain from doing something specified

    :  a legally binding declaration that gives the person to whom it is made a right to expect or to claim the performance or forbearance of a specified act

    :  reason to expect something

  1. :  to pledge to do, bring about, or provide

    :  warrant, assure

    :  betroth


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