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Definition of Promises
PromisePromise Prom"ise, a. [F. promesse, L. promissum, fr.
promittere, promissum, to put forth, foretell, promise; pro
forward, for + mittere to send. See Mission. ]
1. In general, a declaration, written or verbal, made by one
person to another, which binds the person who makes it to
do, or to forbear to do, a specified act; a declaration
which gives to the person to whom it is made a right to
expect or to claim the performance or forbearance of a
For if the inheritance be of the law, it is no more
of promise: but God gave it to Abraham by promise.
2. (Law) An engagement by one person to another, either in
words or in writing, but properly not under seal, for the
performance or nonperformance of some particular thing.
The word promise is used to denote the mere engagement of
a person, without regard to the consideration for it, or
the corresponding duty of the party to whom it is made.
--Chitty. Parsons. Burrill.
3. That which causes hope, expectation, or assurance;
especially, that which affords expectation of future
distinction; as, a youth of great promise. --Shak.
My native country was full of youthful promise. --W.
4. Bestowal, fulfillment, or grant of what is promised.
He . . . commanded them that they should not depart
from Jerusalem, but wait for the promise of the
Father. --Acts i. 4.
Promise Prom"ise, v. i.
1. To give assurance by a promise, or binding declaration.
2. To afford hopes or expectation; to give ground to expect
good; rarely, to give reason to expect evil.
Will not the ladies be afeard of the lion? I fear
it, I promise you. --Shak.
Meaning of Promises from wikipedia
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to the Latin maxim pacta
sunt servanda. There
are many types
- 'Eastern Promises
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is a 1968 album
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by the songwriting...
" is the second single released
by the American alternative
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from their seventh studio
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