hold/have promise

Definition of hold/have promise

  1. :  to seem likely to be effective or successful in the future The new drug holds/has promise.

Word by Word Definitions

holdplay
  1. :  to have possession or ownership of or have at one's disposal

    :  to have as a privilege or position of responsibility

    :  to have as a mark of distinction

  1. :  stronghold

    :  confinement, custody

    :  prison

  1. :  the interior of a ship below decks

    :  the cargo deck of a ship

    :  the cargo compartment of a plane

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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