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Sinônimos de promise

(verbo) 
Definition
to undertake to give (something to someone)
They promised they would deliver it on Friday.
Sinônimos
guarantee
We guarantee to refund your money if you are not delighted with your purchase.
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pledge
I pledge that by next year we will have the problem solved.
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vow
She vowed that some day she would return to live in France.
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swear
Alan swore that he would do everything in his power to help us.
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contract
He has contracted to lease part of the collection to a museum in Japan.
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assure
Last night's victory has assured their promotion.
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undertake
He undertook to edit the text himself.
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warrant
The ship owner must warrant that his vessel is seaworthy.
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plight (old-fashioned)
He got down on bended knee and plighted his troth.
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stipulate
International rules stipulate the number of foreign entrants.
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vouch
,
take an oath
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give an undertaking to
,
cross your heart
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give your word
(verbo) 
Definition
to show signs of
The seminar promises to be most instructive.
Sinônimos
seem likely
,
look like
,
hint at
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show signs of
, ,
augur
Already there were problems. It didn't augur well.
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betoken
His demeanour betokened embarrassment at his prosperity.
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lead you to expect
,
hold out hopes of
,
give hope of
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bid fair
,
hold a probability of
(substantivo) 
Definition
an undertaking to do or not do something
If you make a promise, you should keep it.
Sinônimos
guarantee
We can give no guarantee that their demands will be met.
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word
He simply cannot be trusted to keep his word.
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bond
I'm not about to betray my bond with my brother.
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vow
Most people still take their marriage vows seriously.
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commitment
We made a commitment to keep working together.
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pledge
a pledge to step up cooperation between the states
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undertaking
The new owners gave an undertaking that the factory would remain open.
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assurance
an assurance that other forces will not move into the territory
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compact
The Pilgrims signed a democratic compact aboard the Mayflower.
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oath
a solemn oath by members to help each other
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covenant
the United Nations covenant on civil and political rights
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word of honour
(substantivo) 
Definition
indication of future success
He first showed promise as an athlete in grade school.
Sinônimos
potential
The boy has potential.
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ability
No one had faith in his ability to do the job.
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talent
Both her children have a talent for music.
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capacity
Our capacity for giving care, love and attention is limited.
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capability
These tasks are far beyond her capabilities.
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flair
She has a flair for languages.
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aptitude
He discovered an aptitude for working in accounts.

Citações

Whom the gods wish to destroy they first call promising [Cyril ConnollyEnemies of Promise]
We promise according to our hopes, and perform according to our fears [La RochefoucauldMaxims]Promises and pie-crust are made to be broken [Jonathan SwiftPolite Conversation]

Sinônimos adicionais

in the sense of ability
Definition
possession of the necessary skill or power to do something
No one had faith in his ability to do the job.
in the sense of aptitude
Definition
natural tendency or ability
He discovered an aptitude for working in accounts.
in the sense of assurance
Definition
a statement or assertion intended to inspire confidence
an assurance that other forces will not move into the territory

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