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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 of promise oath, pledge, troth, vow, word Words Related to promise 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 of promise covenant, pledge, swear, vow Words Related to promise 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 of promise augur, forebode (also forbode), bodeWords Related to promise 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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