promise

Part of speech: verb

To agree to do or not to do.

Part of speech: verb

To afford hope or expectation.

Part of speech: noun

A declaration binding to do or not to do a specified act.

Part of speech: noun

Reasonable ground for hope or expectation.

Part of speech: noun

Something promised.

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Usage examples "promise":

  1. I will promise every time you ask me." - "Nan of Music Mountain", Frank H. Spearman.
  2. Sir, you did promise you would hear me out. - "A King, and No King", Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher.
  3. " That I will promise thee," she said. - "The Golden Silence", C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson.