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Another word for promise

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Noun
  1. A declaration that one will or will not do a certain thing

      1. pledged word; solemn promise; oath
      1. A sound or a combination of sounds, or its representation in writing or printing, that symbolizes and communicates a meaning and may consist of a single morpheme or of a combination of morphemes.
      2. Something said; an utterance, remark, or comment:
      3. A command or direction; an order:
      1. A judicial writ authorizing the search or seizure of property, arrest of a person, or the execution of a legal judgment.
      2. A voucher authorizing payment or receipt of money.
      3. An option to buy stock at a specified price from an issuing company.
      1. An earnest promise to perform a specified act or behave in a certain manner, especially a solemn promise to live and act in accordance with the rules of a religious order:
      2. To promise solemnly; pledge.
      3. To make a pledge or threat to undertake:
      1. A situation, especially a bad or unfortunate one.
      1. A solemn binding promise to do, give, or refrain from doing something:
      2. Something given or held as security to guarantee payment of a debt or fulfillment of an obligation.
      3. The condition of something thus given or held:
      1. A promise to be answerable for the debt or obligation of another in the event of nonpayment or nonperformance.
      2. Something given as security for the execution, completion, or existence of something else.
      3. The act of providing such security.
      1. Something that assures a particular outcome or condition:
      2. A promise or assurance, especially one given in writing, that attests to the quality or durability of a product or service.
      3. A pledge that something will be performed in a specified manner.
      1. The action of engaging or the state of being engaged:
      2. The condition of being in gear:
      3. A mutual promise to get married.
      1. A binding agreement; a compact.
      2. A condition in a contract such as a deed or lease, nonperformance or violation of which gives rise to a cause of action for breach.
      3. A contract.
      1. A statement or indication that inspires confidence; a guarantee or pledge:
      2. Freedom from doubt; certainty about something:
      3. Self-confidence:
    See also:

    obligation

Verb
  1. To assume an obligation

      1. To deliberately begin to do (something):
      2. To pledge or commit oneself (to do something):
      3. To promise or guarantee:
      1. A solemn binding promise to do, give, or refrain from doing something:
      2. Something given or held as security to guarantee payment of a debt or fulfillment of an obligation.
      3. The condition of something thus given or held:
      1. To obtain or contract for the services of; employ:
      2. To arrange for the use of; reserve:
      3. To pledge or promise, especially to marry:
      1. An agreement between two or more parties, especially one that is written and enforceable by law.
      2. The writing or document containing such an agreement.
      3. The branch of law dealing with formal agreements between parties.
  2. To guarantee by a solemn promise

      1. An earnest promise to perform a specified act or behave in a certain manner, especially a solemn promise to live and act in accordance with the rules of a religious order:
      2. To promise solemnly; pledge.
      3. To make a pledge or threat to undertake:
      1. To make a solemn declaration, invoking a deity or a sacred person or thing, in confirmation of and witness to the honesty or truth of such a declaration.
      2. To make a solemn promise; vow.
      3. To use obscene or blasphemous language; curse.
      1. A situation, especially a bad or unfortunate one.
      1. A solemn binding promise to do, give, or refrain from doing something:
      2. Something given or held as security to guarantee payment of a debt or fulfillment of an obligation.
      3. The condition of something thus given or held:
      1. A binding agreement; a compact.
      2. A condition in a contract such as a deed or lease, nonperformance or violation of which gives rise to a cause of action for breach.
      3. A contract.

Another word for promise

Noun
  1. A pledge

  2. Hope

Verb
  1. To give one's word

  2. To appear promising

    See also:

    encourage