Definition of Promise:

  1. Assure someone that one will definitely do, give, or arrange something; undertake or declare that something will happen.

  2. Commitment given by one party (the promisor) to another (the promisee) to carry out or refrain from carrying a specified act or acts. Promises, however, are legally binding only when they are made in a contract or by a deed.

  3. Give good grounds for expecting (a particular occurrence or situation).

  4. A declaration or assurance that one will do a particular thing or that a particular thing will happen.

Synonyms of Promise

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How to use Promise in a sentence?

  1. Forthcoming concerts promise a feast of music from around the world.
  2. What happened to all those firm promises of support?.
  3. He promised to forward my mail.
  4. The company made a promise to the protesters to stop selling the soap made with animal products just to make them go away; as this was never a written agreement they were under no obligation to follow through.
  5. I kept my promise to my friend and went to his softball game at the end of the week, much to his surprise.
  6. You should always try to never make a promise you cant keep because if you dont keep it you may permanently damage a relationship.

Meaning of Promise & Promise Definition