Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Turkish translation of “promise”

See all translations

promise

verb
 
 
/ˈprɒmɪs/
SAY [I, T] B1 to say that you will certainly do something or that something will certainly happen
söz vermek, vaatte bulunmak
[+ 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
vaat etmek, sözünü vermek; ümit vermek
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.
...olacağını vaat etmek; ...sözünü vermek; heyecan verici/iyi gibi görenmek/olacağa benzemek
Planning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trapping
(Definition of promise verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “promise” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

guru

a religious leader or teacher in the Hindu or Sikh religion

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

crossfit noun

March 23, 2015
high-intensity strength training Two women in strappy dresses discussed how much weight they could snatch

Read More