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 specified act.
To make declaration of or give assurance of, as some benefit to be conferred; to pledge or engage to bestow; as, the proprietors promised large tracts of land; the city promised a reward.
To give assurance by a promise, or binding declaration.
promise to undertake or give; "I promise you my best effort"
a declaration that one will do or REFRAIN from doing a specified thing
an assurance by one person to fulfill an agreement, perhaps give a reward, but the rewarding is not reciprocal
an assurance given by one person to another that the first will or will not perform a specified task for the second
an assurance that one will or will not undertake a certain action
an undertaking from one person to another, guaranteeing to do or give something in the future
a pledge to undertake something within a committed frame of time
a verbal declaration in which your husband binds himself to do, or to forbear to do, a specified act
A declaration that specifies a law that holds for the predicates/functions in the declaration. Thus, examples of promises are assertions and promise ex declarations. More generally, the term promise is often used for a declaration where extra information is given to the compiler which it cannot check itself, for example in purity pragmas.
Under Article 3 Commercial Paper, it is an undertaking to pay, and it must be more than an acknowledgment of an obligation.
A declaration that ethically binds, but not legally binds, one to do or not to do that which is promised; in contract, a promise supported by consideration is legally binding on the party making it.
A commitment; an undertaking; an obligation that is often in both an oral and written form.
A promise is a psychological contract indicating a transaction between two persons whereby the first person undertakes in the future to render some service or gift to the second person or devotes something valuable now and here to his use. A promise may also be any vow or guarantee.