promising


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prom·is·ing

 (prŏm′ĭ-sĭng)
adj.
Likely to develop in a desirable manner.

prom′is·ing·ly adv.

promising

(ˈprɒmɪsɪŋ) or

promiseful

adj
showing promise of favourable development or future success
ˈpromisingly adv

prom•is•ing

(ˈprɒm ə sɪŋ)

adj.
giving favorable promise; likely to turn out well.
[1505–15]
prom′is•ing•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.promising - showing possibility of achievement or excellence; "a promising young man"
likely - has a good chance of being the case or of coming about; "these services are likely to be available to us all before long"; "she is likely to forget"; "a likely place for a restaurant"; "the broken limb is likely to fall"; "rain is likely"; "a likely topic for investigation"; "likely candidates for the job"
2.promising - full or promise; "had a bright future in publishing"; "the scandal threatened an abrupt end to a promising political career"; "a hopeful new singer on Broadway"
auspicious - auguring favorable circumstances and good luck; "an auspicious beginning for the campaign"

promising

adjective
1. encouraging, likely, bright, reassuring, hopeful, favourable, rosy, auspicious, propitious, full of promise a new and promising stage in the negotiations
encouraging discouraging, unfavourable, unpromising, inauspicious
2. talented, able, gifted, rising, likely, up-and-coming one of the school's brightest and most promising pupils

promising

adjective
1. Showing great promise:
Idiom: on the way up.
2. Inspiring confidence or hope:
Translations
وَاعَدواعِدٌ، مُبَشِّرٌ بالخَيْر والنَّجاح
slibný
lovende
lupaava
obećavajući
efnilegur
将来有望な
전도 유망한
obetajoč
lovande
มีอนาคตดี
geleceği parlakümit verenümit verici
nhiều hứa hẹn

promising

[ˈprɒmɪsɪŋ] ADJ [student] → prometedor; [future, prospect] → esperanzador, halagüeño
a promising young manun joven que promete
two promising candidatesdos candidatos buenos
it doesn't look very promisingno promete mucho, no parece muy prometedor

promising

[ˈprɒmɪsɪŋ] adj
[result, situation] → prometteur/euse
[student, player, artist] → prometteur/euse
a promising player → un joueur prometteur

promising

adjvielversprechend; that sounds promisingdas klingt vielversprechend; so far the signs are not promisingbislang sind die Anzeichen nicht vielversprechend

promising

[ˈprɒmɪsɪŋ] adjpromettente
it doesn't look promising → non sembra promettente
the future is promising → il futuro promette bene

promise

(ˈpromis) verb
1. to say, or give one's word (that one will, or will not, do something etc). I promise (that) I won't be late; I promise not to be late; I won't be late, I promise (you)!
2. to say or give one's assurance that one will give. He promised me a new dress.
3. to show signs of future events or developments. This situation promises well for the future.
noun
1. something promised. He made a promise; I'll go with you – that's a promise!
2. a sign of future success. She shows great promise in her work.
ˈpromising adjective
showing promise; likely to be good. She's a promising pianist; Her work is promising.

promising

وَاعَد slibný lovende vielversprechend υποσχόμενος prometedor lupaava prometteur obećavajući promettente 将来有望な 전도 유망한 veelbelovend lovende obiecujący prometedor обещающий lovande มีอนาคตดี ümit veren nhiều hứa hẹn 有希望的
References in classic literature ?
Why, it's like keeping a condemned criminal for six months with the rope round his neck, promising him perhaps death, perhaps mercy.
While Jaganmohan Reddy released his party's manifesto in the morning in Amaravati promising among other things financial assistance for marriage of Rs100,000 (Dh5,305) for the girls of all the weaker sections of society and jobs to 10 young people in every village, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu released TDP manifesto in the afternoon at the same place.
On this view (the "Practice View"), the practice of promising is a social rule by which--provided the requirements of the rule are fulfilled (e.g., that the promise was not given under duress)--promisors are obliged to perform the action they communicated to their promisee that they will perform.
During an election campaign the speeches of political leaders generally sound promising, to the extent of being hypnotic, aimed at sweeping the vote bank.
During an election campaign the state of mind or psychology of a political leader or party is, generally, if not always, one which seems and sounds promising to the extent of being hypnotic, even hysterical aimed at literally sweeping and hijacking the vote bank away.
Multiple postpaid connections will be added to the same account and Airtel is promising up to 20% savings through this.
Philosophers have asserted for centuries that the solemn act of promising provides a bond between the promisor and promisee that normally should be honored (Oakley & Lynch, 2000).
Schlesinger presents Promises, Oaths, and Vows: On the Psychology of Promising, a thoughtful psychological study of a crucial lynchpin to modern civil society--that most people will do what they say they will do, and live up to their explicit or implicit promises.
That's because many companies invest time and money letting consumers know what they're promising but fail to tell their own employees just what that promise means for them.
Preliminary testing of these lower-cost components showed promising results.
Interestingly, the notaries of at least the city of Dijon had by the late eighteenth century formally agreed to protect the privacy rights of mothers, promising not to submit declarations of pregnancy to the stamp tax authorities unless the mother needed to use the document in court.

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