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promise

noun prom·ise \ˈprä-məs\

Simple Definition of promise

  • : a statement telling someone that you will definitely do something or that something will definitely happen in the future

  • : an indication of future success or improvement

  • : a reason to expect that something will happen in the future

Full Definition of promise

  1. 1a :  a declaration that one will do or refrain from doing something specifiedb :  a legally binding declaration that gives the person to whom it is made a right to expect or to claim the performance or forbearance of a specified act

  2. 2:  reason to expect something <little promise of relief>; especially :  ground for expectation of success, improvement, or excellence <shows considerable promise>

  3. 3:  something that is promised