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promise

verb

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 to make a solemn declaration of intent
  • they promised to keep in touch with us after they moved away

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2 to show signs of a favorable or successful outcome
  • given the cast, the new sitcom promises to be an excellent show

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promise

noun

Synonyms of promise (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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The first known use of promise was in the 15th century

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“Promise.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/promise. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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