Complete Definition of "promise"

wikipedia|Promise (disambiguation)
English

rank|sake|justice|offer|909|promise|obliged|ourselves|pale

Pronunciation
audio|en-us-promise.ogg|Audio (US)

Etymology
From L. promissum.

Noun
en-noun

  1. An oath or affirmation; a vow.
  2. 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

Translations
trans-top|vow
Arabic: Arab|Ùعد IPAchar|(waÊd) m
Catalan: t-|ca|promesa|f
Chinese: è¯ºè¨ (nuòyán)
Czech. slib m
Danish: t-|da|love
Dutch: t+|nl|belofte|f
Ewe: Åugbedodo
Finnish: t-|fi|lupaus
French: t+|fr|vÅu|m, t+|fr|promesse|f
German: Versprechen n
Hungarian: igéret
Italian: t+|it|promessa|f
Japanese: ç´æ (ãããã, yakusoku)
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Korean: ì½ì (yaksok)
Kurdish: KUchar|بÙâÚµÛÙ
Old English: t-|ang|hat|althÄt|xsOld English
Polish: t+|pl|obietnica|f
Portuguese: t+|pt|promessa|f
Romanian: t-|ro|promisiune|f
Russian: t+|ru|обеÑание|n|trobeÅ¡Äánije|scCyrl
Slovene: t+|sl|obljuba|f
Spanish: t-|es|promesa|f
Swedish: löfte c
Telugu: à°à°à±à°à± (ottu)
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trans-top|transaction
Italian: t+|it|promessa|f
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Verb
en-verb|promis|ed

  1. to commit to something or action; an oath; a vow.

Usage notes
This is a catenative verb that takes the to infinitive. See Appendix:English catenative verbs

Translations
trans-top|to commit to something or action
Arabic: Arab|Ùعد IPAchar|(wáÊada)
Catalan: t|ca|prometre
Chinese: èªè¨ (shìyán), æ¿è¯º (chéngnuò)
Czech: t-|cs|slíbit
Dutch: t+|nl|beloven
French: t+|fr|promettre
German: t+|de|versprechen
Hungarian: ígér, megígér
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Italian: t+|it|promettere
Kurdish: KUchar|بÙâÚµÛÙداÙ
Old English: t-|ang|gehatan|altÄ¡ehÄtan|xsOld English
Polish: t+|pl|obiecaÄ
Portuguese: t+|pt|prometer
Romanian: t-|ro|promite
Slovene: t+|sl|obljubiti
Spanish: t-|es|prometer
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See also
election promise and w:Election promise|Wikipedia article on Election promise


Italian

Verb
promise

  1. third person singular past historic of promettere

Category:Italian verb forms


Romanian

Pronunciation
IPA|[pro'mi.se]|lang=ro

Verb
ro-verbform|promite|person3s|timeperfect|tense=indicative

  1. he/she promised

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