Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

French translation of “promise”

promise

verb /ˈpromis/
to say, or give one’s word (that one will, or will not, do something etc)
promettre (de)
I promise (that) I won’t be late I promise not to be late I won’t be late, I promise (you)!
to say or give one’s assurance that one will give
promettre
He promised me a new dress.
to show signs of future events or developments
promettre
This situation promises well for the future.
promising adjective showing promise; likely to be good
prometteur
She’s a promising pianist Her work is promising.
(Definition of promise from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More translations of “promise” in French

Definitions of “promise” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

look on the bright side

to find good things in a bad situation

Word of the Day

The language of work

by Kate Woodford,
October 15, 2014
Most of us talk about our jobs. We tell our family and friends interesting or funny things that have happened in the workplace (=room where we do our job), we describe – and sometimes complain about – our bosses and colleagues and when we meet someone for the first time, we tell

Read More 

life tracking noun

October 20, 2014
the use of one or more devices or apps to monitor health, exercise, how time is spent, etc.

Read More