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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. promise: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. promise: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. promise: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. promise: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. promise: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. promise, promise: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Promise, promise: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. promise: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. promise: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. promise: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. promise: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. promise: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. promise: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. promise (n.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. Promise (Ciara song), Promise (Gene Loves Jezebel album), Promise (Jagged Edge song), Promise (Kid Ink song), Promise (Kohmi Hirose song), Promise (Luna Sea song), Promise (Romeo Santos song), Promise (Sade album), Promise (brand), Promise (disambiguation), Promise (programming), Promise (rapper), Promise, The Promise (Arcadia song), The Promise (Bif Naked album), The Promise (Bruce Springsteen album), The Promise (Chris Cornell song), The Promise (Deborah Cox album), The Promise (Fly to the Sky album), The Promise (Freestyle Fellowship album), The Promise (Girls Aloud song), The Promise (Il Divo album), The Promise (In This Moment song), The Promise (John McLaughlin album), The Promise (Mike Pinder album), The Promise (Plus One album), The Promise (Potok novel), The Promise (T'Pau album), The Promise (The Larry Sanders Show), The Promise (Vaya Con Dios album), The Promise (When in Rome song), The Promise (film), The Promise (musical), The Promise (song), The Promise, The promise: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  16. Promise: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. promise: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  18. promise: Rhymezone [home, info]
  19. promise: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  20. promise: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  21. promise: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  22. promise: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  23. promise: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  24. promise: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  25. promise: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  26. Promise, promise: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  27. promise: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  28. promise: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (8 matching dictionaries)
  1. promise: Webster's New World Law Dictionary [home, info]
  2. promise: Law.com Dictionary [home, info]
  3. promise: Everybody's Legal Dictionary [home, info]
  4. promise: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  5. Promise: Construction Term Glossary [home, info]
  6. PROMISE: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  7. Promise (disambiguation), promise: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  8. promise: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. promise: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. PROMISE: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. PROMISE: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  2. promise: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. The Promise: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (promise)

noun:  grounds for feeling hopeful about the future ("There is little or no promise that he will recover")
noun:  a verbal commitment by one person to another agreeing to do (or not to do) something in the future
verb:  give grounds for expectations ("The results promised fame and glory")
verb:  make a promise or commitment
verb:  promise to undertake or give ("I promise you my best effort")
verb:  make a prediction about; tell in advance
name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #49914)

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Phrases that include promise:   breach of promise, illusory promise, promise keepers, promise of marriage, promise ring, more...

Words similar to promise:   anticipate, assure, call, forebode, foretell, hope, predict, prognosticate, promised, promisee, promiser, promising, promisor, oath, word, more...

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