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3 definitions found
 for Promised
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  committed \committed\ adj.
     1. Bound or obligated, as under a pledge to a particular
        cause, action, or attitude. Opposite of uncommitted.
  
     Note: [Narrower terms: bound up, involved, wrapped up;
           dedicated, devoted; pledged, sworn]
           [WordNet 1.5]
  
     2. Associated in an exclusive sexual relationship; also
        called attached. Opposite of unattached.
  
     Note: [Narrower terms: affianced, bespoken, betrothed,
           engaged, pledged, promised(predicate); married]
           [Also See: loving.]
  
     Syn: attached.
          [WordNet 1.5]
  
     3. Consigned involuntarily to custody, as in a prison or
        mental institution.
        [WordNet 1.5]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Promise \Prom"ise\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Promised; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Promising.]
     [1913 Webster]
     1. To engage to do, give, make, or to refrain from doing,
        giving, or making, or the like; to covenant; to engage;
        as, to promise a visit; to promise a cessation of
        hostilities; to promise the payment of money. "To promise
        aid." --Shak.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To afford reason to expect; to cause hope or assurance of;
        as, the clouds promise rain. --Milton.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. 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.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Promised land. See Land of promise, under Land.
  
     To promise one's self.
        (a) To resolve; to determine; to vow.
        (b) To be assured; to have strong confidence.
            [1913 Webster]
  
                  I dare promise myself you will attest the truth
                  of all I have advanced.           --Rambler.
            [1913 Webster]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  54 Moby Thesaurus words for "promised":
     affianced, agreed, anticipated, arranged, assured, augured,
     awaited, betrothed, bound, committed, compacted, compromised,
     contracted, covenanted, due, engaged, expected, foreseen,
     foreshadowed, foreshown, foretokened, guaranteed, hoped-for,
     imminent, in prospect, in view, indicated, intended, long-expected,
     obligated, on the horizon, overdue, pledged, plighted, predicted,
     prefigured, preindicated, presaged, presignified, presumed,
     pretypified, probable, prognosticated, prospective, sealed,
     settled, signed, signified, stipulated, sworn, threatened,
     undertaken, underwritten, warranted
  
  

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