promising

adjective

Definition of promising

  1. :  full of promise :  likely to succeed or to yield good results a promising new medicine

promisingly

play \-siŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of promising in a sentence

  1. The neighborhood didn't look very promising.

  2. a promising writer who just may write the great American novel someday

1594

First Known Use of promising

1594


PROMISING Defined for English Language Learners

promising

adjective

Definition of promising for English Language Learners

  • : likely to succeed or to be good : full of promise


PROMISING Defined for Kids

promising

adjective prom·is·ing \ˈprä-mə-siŋ\

Definition of promising for Students

  1. :  likely to turn out well or be good a promising start



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