Pronunciation of Promise
/pɹˈɒmɪs/, /pɹˈɒmɪs/, /p_ɹ_ˈɒ_m_ɪ_s/
Antonyms for promise:
incompetence, re tract, let go, loose, re-turning, be-trays, art unfaithful, impotence, impossibility, leave the lurch, Re-turn, breach, reject, loosen, break, denial, go back on, hopelessness, re turn, untie, be-tray, disavow, unfasten, being unfaithful, ineptness, leave lurch, is unfaithful, am unfaithful, call off, re-turns, cry off, protest, running out on, enlarge, lose, was unfaithful, cancel, re turns, abort, break off, be unfaithful, incapacity, inability, are unfaithful, were unfaithful, disagreement, renege, re-turned, weakness, disapprove, re tracts, be trays, divorce, discourage, wast unfaithful, re-tract, re-tracts, be tray, refuse, disagree, give up, release, de-sert, rescind, dissent, revoke, deny, de sert, leave in lurch, runs out on, re turning, wert unfaithful, run out on, ignore, ran out on, lack.
Synonyms for promise:
acknowledgment, admission, affirmation, approval, assertion, assurance, attestation, avowal, certification, confirmation, corroboration, declaration, endorsement, oath, pledge, proclamation, pronouncement, ratification, sanction, statement, submission, testimony, validation, verification, warranty.
acceptance, accession, accord, accordance, acquiescence, agreement, arrangement, assent, bond, capitulation, compact, concord, concordance, concurrence, consensus, consent, contract, covenant, deal, empathy, pact, pledge, settlement, stipulation, treaty, unanimity, understanding.
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acknowledgment, admission, affirmation, approval, assertion, assurance, attestation, avowal, certification, confirmation, corroboration, declaration, endorsement, oath, proclamation, pronouncement, ratification, statement, submission, testimony, validation, verification, warranty.
acceptance, accession, accord, accordance, acquiescence, agreement, arrangement, bond, capitulation, compact, concord, concordance, concurrence, consensus, covenant, deal, empathy, pact, settlement, stipulation, treaty, unanimity, understanding.
hope, possibility (noun)
one's word that something will be done (noun)
affiance, affirmation, agreement, asseveration, assurance, avowal, betrothal, bond, commitment, compact, consent, contract, covenant, earnest, engagement, espousal, guarantee, insurance, marriage, oath, obligation, pact, parole, pawn, pledge, plight, profession, promissory note, security, stipulation, swear, swearing, token, troth, undertaking, vow, warrant, warranty, word, word of honor, sacred word.
acknowledge, adjure, admit, assert, assure, attest, aver, avouch, certify, claim, contend, corroborate, declare, express, maintain, proclaim, profess, pronounce, propound, ratify, set down, state, submit, support, sustain, testify, validate, verify, warrant, accept, affirm, approve, endorse, pledge.
bring hope, possibility (verb)
augur, bespeak, betoken, bode, denote, encourage, forebode, foreshadow, foretoken, hint, indicate, like, look, omen, portend, presage, suggest, hold out hope, give hope, hold probability, lead to expect, seem likely, show signs of.
give word that something will be done (verb)
accede, affirm, agree, answer for, assent, assure, bargain, betroth, bind, commit, declare, engage, ensure, espouse, hock, insure, live up to, mortgage, obligate, pass, profess, secure, stipulate, string along, subscribe, undertake, underwrite, vouch, asservate, cross heart, say so, swear on bible, swear up and down, take an oath.
augury, avow, barometer, bellwether, betroth, commitment, farsighted, feasibility, foretaste, hire, indication, intimation, likelihood, potentiality, precognition, predictor, premonition, prescient, presentiment, prophesy, specter, symptom, troth, word of honor, sporting chance, agree to, figure on, solemn word, ill wind.
Usage examples for promise:
- Give me your promise that you will not see him to- night. - "Lover or Friend", Rosa Nouchette Carey.
- You need not fear to make the promise. - "An Artist in Crime", Rodrigues Ottolengui.
- I think that I can promise you a quiet night from now on. - "The Bat", Avery Hopwood Mary Roberts Rinehart.
- Horace has my promise that I will explain everything to him, in this room. - "The New Magdalen", Wilkie Collins.
- But perhaps I can run down now and then just for the day to keep him up to his promise, poor dear old man. - "In the Wilderness", Robert Hichens.
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Rhymes for promise:
- thomas, thomas;