Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

Polish translation of “promise”

promise

verb     /ˈprɒmɪs/
SAY [I, T] B1 to say that you will certainly do something or that something will certainly happen
obiecywać, przyrzekać
[+ to do sth] She promised to write to me every week . [+ (that)] Paul promised me that he'd cook dinner tonight .Making and breaking promises and commitments
GIVE [+ two objects] B1 to say that you will certainly give something to someone
obiecywać, przyrzekać
They promised us a reward .Making and breaking promises and commitments
promise to be sth B2 If something promises to be good, exciting , etc , people expect that it will be good, exciting , etc .
zapowiadać się na coś
Planning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trapping
(Definition of promise verb from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Definitions of “promise” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

cookery

the skill or activity of preparing and cooking food

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More