Synonyms of promise in English:

promise


See definition of promise

noun

1‘if I don't go I'll be breaking my promise’

SYNONYMS

word of honour, word, assurance, pledge, vow, guarantee, oath, bond, undertaking, agreement, commitment, contract, covenant, compact

2‘Derek showed considerable promise in a number of sports’

SYNONYMS

potential, ability, aptitude, capability, capacity, potentiality

talent, flair

3‘dawn came with a promise of fine weather’

SYNONYMS

indication, hint, suggestion, sign


verb

1‘she promised to keep it a secret’

SYNONYMS

give one's word, swear, pledge, vow, undertake, guarantee, assure, contract, engage, give an undertaking, give an assurance, commit oneself, bind oneself, cross one's heart, cross one's heart and hope to die, swear an oath, take an oath, covenant

archaic plight

2‘the skies promised a blissful day of warm summer sunshine’

SYNONYMS

indicate, give an indication of, give every indication of, lead one to expect, give good grounds for expecting, point to, denote, signify, be a sign of, be evidence of, show signs of, hint at, suggest, give hope of, hold out hopes of, bespeak, presage, be a presage of, augur, herald, bode, foreshadow, portend

literary betoken, foretoken, forebode

rare harbinger