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Promises - synonyms and related words

promise

noun

a statement in which you say that something will definitely happen, or you will definitely do something

commitment

noun

a promise to do something

guarantee

noun

a promise that something will definitely happen

oath

noun

a formal promise, especially one made in a court of law

vow

noun

a serious promise

undertaking

noun

a promise, or an agreement

pledge

noun

a serious and public promise to do something

bond

noun

a serious promise that you make to someone

covenant

noun

a formal agreement or promise

vows

noun

a set of promises that people make to each other, for example during a wedding ceremony

JOMO

… a feeling of pleasure you get from spending time doing what you want and not worrying about what other people are doing or saying

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