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promises, plural;
  1. Assure someone that one will definitely do, give, or arrange something; undertake or declare that something will happen
    • - he promised to forward my mail
    • - she made him promise that he wouldn't do it again
    • - “I'll bring it right back,” she promised
    • - he promised her the job
  2. Pledge (someone, esp. a woman) to marry someone else; betroth
    • - I've been promised to him for years
  3. Give good grounds for expecting (a particular occurrence or situation)
    • - forthcoming concerts promise a feast of music from around the world
    • - it promised to be a night that all present would long remember
  4. (of a person, publication, institution, etc.) Announce (something) as being expected to happen
    • - in its pre-Christmas trading statement it promised record results
    • - we're promised more winter weather tonight
  5. Contemplate the pleasant expectation of
    • - he tidied up the room, promising himself an early night
  1. A declaration or assurance that one will do a particular thing or that guarantees that a particular thing will happen
    • - what happened to all those firm promises of support?
    • - he took my fax number with the promise that he would send me a drawing
    • - I did not keep my promise to go home early
  2. The quality of potential excellence
    • - he showed great promise even as a junior officer
  3. An indication that something specified is expected or likely to occur
    • - the promise of peace

  1. a verbal commitment by one person to another agreeing to do (or not to do) something in the future
  2. make a promise or commitment
  3. grounds for feeling hopeful about the future; "there is little or no promise that he will recover"
  4. promise to undertake or give; "I promise you my best effort"
  5. predict: make a prediction about; tell in advance; "Call the outcome of an election"
  6. give grounds for expectations; "The new results were promising"; "The results promised fame and glory"
  7. "Promise" is a R&B song recorded by American singer-songwriter Ciara. Written by Ciara, Jasper Cameron, Jamal Jones, and Elvis Williams, it is the official lead single and second release in the North America from Ciara's second studio album, '''' (2006). ...
  8. A promise is the final item in a Stream. A Stream itself is a way to shorten a very long sequence into a short one, and request only the items needed at the moment. For example, in pseudocode, assuming intseq reports an integer sequence up to its input: intseq(5)=(1, 2, 3, 4)
  9. Promise is a 1986 Hallmark Hall of Fame television movie that aired on December 14, 1986. The award-winning film is based on a story by Ken Blackwell and Tennyson Flowers, and stars James Garner and James Woods.
  10. Promise is the debut album by British gothic rock act Gene Loves Jezebel. Released in 1983, it reached a peak of number 8 on the charts there.
  11. "Promise" is a song by R&B group Jagged Edge. The song spent two weeks at number one on the U.S. R&B chart and peaked at number nine on the U.S. Pop chart.
  12. The Kanon anime, which encompasses two television series produced by different studios and an original video animation (OVA), is based on the visual novel Kanon by the Japanese software company Key. ...
  13. Becel is a brand of margarine produced by Unilever and sold in a number of countries. In the United Kingdom, Ireland, Spain, Czech Republic and Australia, the product is sold under the name Flora, in Brazil, Poland, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, the Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, ...
  14. In computer science, future, promise, and delay refer to constructs used for synchronization in some concurrent programming languages. They describe an object that acts as a proxy for a result that is initially not known, usually because the computation of its value has not yet completed.
  15. Promise Shepherd (born September 16, 1982) is a Canadian Hip hop artist known for his conceptual songwriting and potent lyrical content that focuses primarily on life, love and the consciousness of mankind. ...
  16. Still Not Getting Any... is the second studio album by Simple Plan. It was released on October 26, 2004.
  17. Promise (You and Me) is a Pop rock single by the German band Reamonn. It's recorded by Island Records at the album Wish!. The song is released at and written by Rea Garvey, Uwe Bossert, Mike Gommeringer, Philipp Rauenbusch and Sebastian Padotzke.
  18. A Promise is the second album by Xiu Xiu.
  19. The Promise is a 1979 film, released by was a Universal Pictures, which starred Kathleen Quinlan, Stephen Collins, and Beatrice Straight. It was directed by Gilbert Cates and produced by Fred Weintraub and Paul Heller. ...
  20. The Promise is a 1995 German-language film directed by Margarethe von Trotta and was an international co-production between Germany, France and Switzerland. ...
  21. La promesse (English: The Promise) is a 1996 film by the Belgian brothers Luc Dardenne and Jean-Pierre Dardenne.
  22. The Promise is a 2005 Chinese epic fantasy film directed by Chen Kaige and starring Jang Dong-gun, Hiroyuki Sanada, Cecilia Cheung and Nicholas Tse. The film is based on the Wuxia romance The K’un-lun Slave, written by P’ei Hsing at the time of the Tang Dynasty.
  23. An oath or affirmation; a vow; A transaction between two persons whereby the first person undertakes in the future to render some service or gift to the second person or devotes something valuable now and here to his use; to commit to something or action; an oath; a vow
  24. (promising) Showing promise, and likely to develop in a desirable fashion; Encouraging and inspiring confidence
  25. (Promised) Land State Park is in Pike County, 10 miles north of Canadensis, along PA 390.