Translation of "promise" - English-Japanese dictionary

promise

verb uk /ˈprɒm·ɪs/ (present participle promising, past tense and past participle promised)

B1 to say that you will certainly do something or that something will certainly happen

(人)に~を約束する, 保証する
She promised to write to me every week.
Paul promised me that he’d cook dinner tonight.

B1 to say that you will certainly give something to someone

(人)に~を与えることを約束する
Her parents have promised her a new car if she passes her exams.
promise to be something

If something promises to be good, exciting, etc., people expect that it will be good, exciting, etc.

~となることが見込まれる, 期待される
It promises to be a really exciting game.

(Translation of “promise verb” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)