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affiance to promise or pledge (oneself) to marry; betroth.
assurance a pledge, promise, or guarantee. [1/3 definitions]
bonded subject to a binding promise to pay, as monetary debt. [1/3 definitions]
breach a violation, as of a law, code, or promise. [1/7 definitions]
breach of promise in law, a breaking of a promise, esp. a promise to marry a particular person.
comer (informal) one who shows promise or is advancing rapidly. [1/2 definitions]
cop out (informal) to avoid facing a responsibility or fulfilling a promise.
cop-out (informal) an instance or act of evading responsibility or not fulfilling a promise.
covenant to promise by entering into a covenant. [1/6 definitions]
engage to promise (oneself), esp. in marriage. [1/10 definitions]
engaged keeping a promise and plan of marriage; betrothed. [1/4 definitions]
favorable showing the promise of something good. [1/5 definitions]
four-flusher (informal) one without the means to deliver on a promise; one whose position is weak, but who nonetheless presents it as strong; bluffer.
gage1 an object, such as a glove, thrown down as a symbol of a promise or challenge to fight. [1/2 definitions]
go back on to retract (a promise, statement, or decision).
guarantee to assure the fulfillment of (an obligation, promise, or the like), or to serve as security for. [3/10 definitions]
hopeful a young person who hopes for or shows promise of success. [1/3 definitions]
inauspicious showing little or no promise of success; unfavorable.
marker (slang) in gambling, a written promise to pay. [1/5 definitions]
oath a solemn pledge to do something, esp. a promise to tell the truth, as in a court of law. [1/4 definitions]
outpromise combined form of promise.