Translation of "promise" - English-Turkish dictionary


noun uk /ˈprɒmɪs/ us

B1 [ C ] a statement that you will certainly do something

söz, vaat, taahhüt
I'm not sure I can do it so I won't make any promises.
keep/break a promise

B2 to do/not do what you said that you would do

sözünü tutmak/tutmamak
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.

(Translation of “promise noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)