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Turkish translation of “promise”

promise

noun
 
 
/ˈprɒmɪs/
B1 [C] when you say that you will certainly do something
söz, vaat, taahhüt
I'm not sure I can do it so I won't make any promises.Making and breaking promises and commitments
keep/break a promise B2 to do/not do what you said that you would do
sözünü tutmak/tutmamak
Making and breaking promises and commitments
show promise If someone or something shows promise, they are likely to be successful.
ümit vaat etmek; başarı/gelecek göstermek
As a child, he showed great promise as an athlete.PotentialHoping and hopefulness
(Definition of promise noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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