promising

  • 1Promising — Prom is*ing, a. Making a promise or promises; affording hope or assurance; as, promising person; a promising day. {Prom is*ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2promising — promising; un·promising; …

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  • 3promising — index auspicious, favorable (advantageous), possible, probable, promissory, propitious, viable …

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  • 4promising — [adj] hopeful able, assuring, auspicious, bright, encouraging, favorable, gifted, happy, likely, lucky, propitious, reassuring, rising, roseate, rosy, talented, up andcoming; concepts 406,548 Ant. hopeless, unpromising …

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  • 5promising — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ showing great potential. DERIVATIVES promisingly adverb …

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  • 6promising — [präm′is iŋ] adj. showing promise of success, excellence, etc. promisingly adv …

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  • 7promising — prom|is|ing [ˈprɔmısıŋ US ˈpra: ] adj showing signs of being successful or good in the future ▪ a promising career in law ▪ a promising young actor ▪ a promising start >promisingly adv …

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  • 8promising — promisingly, adv. promisingness, n. /prom euh sing/, adj. giving favorable promise; likely to turn out well: a promising young man; a promising situation. [1505 15; PROMISE + ING2] Syn. favorable, reassuring, encouraging. * * * …

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  • 9promising — adj. VERBS ▪ be, look, seem, sound ADVERB ▪ extremely, fairly, very, etc. ▪ …

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  • 10promising — prom|is|ing [ pramısıŋ ] adjective * likely to be successful or very good: a highly promising young artist Portland got off to a promising start with four points in the first minute. ╾ prom|is|ing|ly adverb …

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  • 11promising — [[t]prɒ̱mɪsɪŋ[/t]] ADJ GRADED Someone or something that is promising seems likely to be very good or successful. A school has honoured one of its brightest and most promising former pupils …

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  • 12promising — adjective showing signs of being successful in the future: a promising career in law | a promising young actor promisingly adverb …

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  • 13promising — adjective 1) a promising start Syn: good, encouraging, favorable, hopeful, full of promise, auspicious, propitious, bright, rosy, heartening, reassuring Ant: unfavorable 2) a pr …

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  • 14promising — adjective 1) a promising start Syn: good, encouraging, favourable, hopeful, auspicious, propitious, bright, rosy, heartening 2) a promising actor Syn: with potential, gifted …

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  • 15promising */ — UK [ˈprɒmɪsɪŋ] / US [ˈprɑmɪsɪŋ] adjective likely to be successful or very good a highly promising young artist Portugal got off to a promising start with a goal in the 13th minute. Derived word: promisingly adverb …

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  • 16Promising — 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… …

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  • 17promising — adjective Date: 1597 full of promise ; likely to succeed or to yield good results < a promising new medicine > • promisingly adverb …

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  • 18promising — [ˈprɒmɪsɪŋ] adj likely to be successful or very good a highly promising young artist[/ex] promisingly adv …

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  • 19promising — /ˈprɒməsɪŋ / (say promuhsing) adjective giving promise; likely to turn out well: *This was not a very promising exchange at the resumption of a love affair. –criena rohan, 1963. –promisingly, adverb …

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  • 20promising — adj. likely to turn out well; hopeful; full of promise (a promising start). Derivatives: promisingly adv …

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