A definition: Promise (just in case you were wondering)

[Middle English promis, from Old French promise, from Medieval Latin prōmissa, alteration of Latin prōmissum from neuter past participle of prōmittere, to send forth, promise, prō-, forth; see pro–1, + mittere, to send.]

(noun)

    1. A declaration assuring that one will or will not do something; a vow.
    2. Something promised.
  1. Indication of something favorable to come; expectation: a promise of spring in the air.
  2. Indication of future excellence or success: a player of great promise.

(verb: -ised, -is·ing, -is·es.)

(transitive verb)

  1. To commit oneself by a promise to do or give; pledge: left but promised to return.
  2. To afford a basis for expecting: thunderclouds that promise rain.

(intransitive verb)

  1. To make a declaration assuring that something will or will not be done.
  2. To afford a basis for expectation: an enterprise that promises wel
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4 responses to “A definition: Promise (just in case you were wondering)

  1. Ya goin’ someplace with this?

  2. I was being petty. M. promised me a couple of things & then seemed to forget & then blamed me.

    You have permission to scold me if I do it again.

    Hospital tonight is crazy. Just eating dinner now.

  3. Please, feel free to vent. It’s your page.

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