Definition of Promises

1. Noun. (plural of promise) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of promise) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Promises

1. promise [v] - See also: promise

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Promises

prominin
promis'd
promiscuities
promiscuity
promiscuous
promiscuously
promiscuousness
promise
promised
promised one
promisee
promisees
promiseless
promiser
promisers
promises (current term)
promisest
promiseth
promising
promisingly
promisor
promisors
promissive
promissorily
promissory
promissory note
promissory notes
promist
promlike
prommer

Literary usage of Promises

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Treatise of Human Nature by David Hume (1888)
"THAT the rule of morality, which enjoins the performance of promises, ... If promises be natural and intelligible, there must be some act of the mind ..."

2. A Treatise of Human Nature by David Hume (1888)
"THAT the rule of morality, which enjoins the performance of promises, ... If promises be natural and intelligible, there must be some act of the mind ..."

3. Principles of the English Law of Contract and of Agency in Its Relation to by William Reynell Anson (1906)
"&E.5o. in the absence of clear indications to the contrary, promises, each of which forms the ... Divisible promises and virtual failure of consideration. ..."

4. The Law of Nations: Or, Principles of the Law of Nature, Applied to the by Emer de Vattel, Joseph Chitty (1883)
"If his promises are not inviolable, the rebels will have no security in treating with him: when they have once drawn the sword, they must [ 421 ] thro*7 ..."

5. The Principles of Moral and Political Philosophy by William Paley (1827)
"It has long been controverted amongst moralists, whether promises be binding ... The obligation of ail promises results, we have seen, from the necessity or ..."

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