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We found 43 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word promise:
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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. promise: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  2. promise: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  3. promise, Promise: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. promise: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  5. promise: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  6. promise: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  7. promise: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  8. promise: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  9. promise: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  10. promise: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  11. promise: Rhymezone [home, info]
  12. promise: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  13. Promise: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  14. The promise, The Promise, The Promise (song), The Promise (musical), The Promise (film), The Promise (When in Rome song), The Promise (Vaya Con Dios album), The Promise (The Larry Sanders Show), The Promise (T'Pau album), The Promise (Potok novel), The Promise (Plus One album), The Promise (Mike Pinder album), The Promise (John McLaughlin album), The Promise (In This Moment song), The Promise (Il Divo album), The Promise (Girls Aloud song), The Promise (Freestyle Fellowship album), The Promise (Fly to the Sky album), The Promise (Deborah Cox album), The Promise (Chris Cornell song), The Promise (Bruce Springsteen album), The Promise (Bif Naked album), The Promise (Arcadia song), Promise, Promise (rapper), Promise (programming), Promise (disambiguation), Promise (brand), Promise (Sade album), Promise (Romeo Santos song), Promise (Luna Sea song), Promise (Kohmi Hirose song), Promise (Kid Ink song), Promise (Jagged Edge song), Promise (Gene Loves Jezebel album), Promise (Ciara song): Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  15. promise (n.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  16. promise: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  17. promise: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  18. promise: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  19. promise: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  20. promise: Wiktionary [home, info]
  21. promise: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  22. promise, Promise: Wordnik [home, info]
  23. promise, promise: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  24. promise: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  25. promise: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  26. promise: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  27. promise: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  28. promise: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]

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