Translation of "promise" - English-German dictionary


verb /ˈpromis/

to say, or give one’s word (that one will, or will not, do something etc)

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

He promised me a new dress.

to show signs of future events or developments

Hoffnung erwecken
This situation promises well for the future.
promising adjective

showing promise; likely to be good

She’s a promising pianist
Her work is promising.

(Translation of “promise” from the PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)