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Synonyms for promise
ˈprɒm ɪsprom·ise

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. promise

    All these words involve at least two parties, tho an engagement or promise may be the act of but one. A contract is a formal agreement between two or more parties for the doing or leaving undone some specified act or acts, and is ordinarily in writing. Mutual promises may have the force of a contract. A consideration, or compensation, is essential to convert an agreement into a contract. A contract may be oral or written. A covenant in law is a written contract under seal. Covenant is frequent in religious usage, as contract is in law and business. Compact is essentially the same as contract, but is applied to international agreements, treaties, etc. A bargain is a mutual agreement for an exchange of values, without the formality of a contract. A stipulation is a single item in an agreement or contract. A cartel is a military agreement for the exchange of prisoners or the like.

    Synonyms:
    agreement, arrangement, bargain, cartel, compact, contract, covenant, engagement, obligation, pact, pledge, stipulation

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. promiseverb

    Synonyms:
    engage, assure

    Antonyms:
    covenant, pledge, stipulate

  2. promisenoun

    Synonyms:
    engagement, assurance, word, pledge

Princeton's WordNet

  1. promisenoun

    a verbal commitment by one person to another agreeing to do (or not to do) something in the future

    Synonyms:
    hope

  2. promise, hopeverb

    grounds for feeling hopeful about the future

    "there is little or no promise that he will recover"

    Synonyms:
    hope

  3. promise, assureverb

    make a promise or commitment

    Synonyms:
    predict, reassure, ascertain, control, forebode, assure, guarantee, call, prognosticate, anticipate, check, see to it, foretell, insure, tell, ensure, secure, see

  4. promiseverb

    promise to undertake or give

    "I promise you my best effort"

    Synonyms:
    assure, anticipate, call, foretell, predict, forebode, prognosticate

  5. predict, foretell, prognosticate, call, forebode, anticipate, promiseverb

    make a prediction about; tell in advance

    "Call the outcome of an election"

    Synonyms:
    forestall, predict, augur, forebode, foreshadow, scream, prognosticate, counter, phone, yell, foreknow, shout out, foretell, cry, herald, call in, auspicate, expect, holler, call up, betoken, call off, assure, call, look for, send for, previse, anticipate, address, visit, portend, shout, bode, foresee, look to, announce, presage, name, hollo, squall, bid, ring, omen, forecast, harbinger, telephone, annunciate, prefigure

  6. promiseverb

    give grounds for expectations

    "The new results were promising"; "The results promised fame and glory"

    Synonyms:
    assure, anticipate, call, foretell, predict, forebode, prognosticate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. promisenoun

    Synonyms:
    word, engagement, assurance, pledge

  2. promisenoun

    Synonyms:
    promising character

  3. promiseverb

    Synonyms:
    pledge, engage, covenant, assure

  4. promiseverb

    Synonyms:
    give expectation of, excite a hope of

  5. promiseverb

    Synonyms:
    engage, agree, stipulate, bargain, be sworn, pledge one's self, plight one's word, pass one's word, give assurance, make an agreement, tie one's self

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. promisenoun

    Synonyms:
    pledge, word, parole, plight, betrothal, troth, vow, assurance, covenant

  2. promiseverb

    Synonyms:
    pledge, covenant, assure, plight

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "Promise":

    Promise Jason Jamal Shepherd

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. PROMISE

    Synonyms:
    PROspective randomized MIlrinone Survival Evaluation

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How to use promise in a sentence?

  1. Felix Kiprono:

    I got interested in her in 2008, as a matter of fact, I haven't dated anyone since and promise to be faithful to her. I have shared this with my family and they are willing to help me raise the bride price.

  2. Tanner Miller:

    It's been currently sitting at [sic] the governor's desk waiting for a response for it to be signed, hopefully a follow through on his promise, the same promise that he made that he would welcome me back down, and I'd be able to create another memory for my son.

  3. Adam Schiff:

    Mr. President? North Korea still has all its nuclear missiles, and we only got a vague promise of future denuclearization from a regime that can't be trusted.

  4. Bankim Hazra:

    They are very easily misled by traffickers and agents lurking around, who promise a fantastic life in the cities, the kind that the mainstream media project.

  5. Mitch McConnell:

    Here we are in September, and we've been in discussion now for the last month or so, with no results so far, so I can't promise one final package, but I'm darn proud of what we did do. I think it clearly made a difference ; clearly helped us survive this economic disaster that we created in order to try to deal with the public health crisis.

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