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  • n  a verbal commitment by one person to another agreeing to do (or not to do) something in the future
  • n  grounds for feeling hopeful about the future
    there is little or no promise that he will recover
  • v  make a promise or commitment
  • v  promise to undertake or give
    I promise you my best effort
  • v  make a prediction about; tell in advance
  • v  give grounds for expectations
    The results promised fame and glory

  • It's a promise I make to my daughters when I tuck them in at night, and a promise that you make to yours a promise that has led immigrants to cross oceans and pioneers to .
  • The promise of social security may grow harder to keep.
  • I can also promise that my administration will administer this recovery plan with a level of transparency and accountability never before seen in Washington.
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  • Richard Clark in Wall Street Journal
    There's going to be a harmful affect on many local businesses and it's going to be painful for a lot of folks. But I promise you this, things are going to return to normal. This region that has known a lot of hardship will bounce back just like... Barack Obama CNN Jun 14, 2010 78059 105051 promise These changes are crucial to drive future growth and realize the promise of being a global health care leader for the long term," Chairman and Chief Executive Richard T. Clark said in a press release.
  • John McCain in Leading The Charge
    War supporter John McCain, who will be the GOP nominee, said: "Our goal - my goal - is an Iraq that no longer needs American troops. And I believe we can achieve that goal, perhaps sooner than many imagine. But I also believe that to promise a...

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