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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

Editors Contribution

  1. heritagenoun

    something (or someone) promised to the next generation.

    jesus christ is the promised messiah. "many died in the faith, not having received the promise, but having seen it afar off, confessed that they were strangers and pilgrims on the earth."

    Submitted by tburr3415 on May 5, 2022  

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. Teerasak Roopsuwan:

    What we have now is a promise that Doi Suthep forest will be restored, i think this could be a model for other parts of the country that public projects must not only be legal, but they must also consider local people's opinions.

  2. Darren Bailey:

    We have our work cut out for us here in Illinois, friends, i’ve made a promise to President Trump that in 2024, Illinois will roll the red carpet out for him because Illinois will be ready for President Trump.

  3. Steven Mnuchin:

    As part of the historic Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, this Administration committed to making taxes simple and fair for American families. We are delivering on this promise, the new, postcard-size Form 1040 is designed to simplify and expedite filing tax returns, providing much-needed relief to hardworking taxpayers.

  4. Donte Williams:

    Well, tonight just wasn’t our night, oregon State, tonight they outcoached us, they outplayed us, and it will all get fixed. I promise you that.

  5. Jacqui Hunt:

    We need to hold governments accountable to that promise, a first step to providing women's equality is to ensure a strong legal framework. If a government discriminates in its laws it shows very clearly the disrespect it has for women and girls.


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