Definition of promise


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • promise is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 11 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • promise is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 13 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of promise

  • make a prediction about; tell in advance (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. anticipate
    2. call
    3. forebode
    4. foretell
    5. predict
    6. prognosticate

  • grounds for feeling hopeful about the future (noun)

    Examples

    1. there is little or no promise that he will recover

    Synonyms

    1. hope

  • make a promise or commitment (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. assure

  • a verbal commitment by one person to another agreeing to do (or not to do) something in the future (noun)

  • give grounds for expectations (verb)

    Examples

    1. The results promised fame and glory

  • promise to undertake or give (verb)

    Examples

    1. I promise you my best effort

See definition of promise in Merriam Webster