Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To send forth; let go.
  • To disclose; make known.
  • To promise.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Nuntius celso veniens Olympo te patri magnum fore nasciturum, nomen et vitae seriem gerendae ordine promit.

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  • Thus, St. Paulinus of Nola, writing of the great Jerusalem relic (c. 410), declares that the bishop offered it to the people for worship (crucem quotannis adorandam populo promit), and first adored it himself.

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  • Jerusalem relic (c. 410), declares that the bishop offered it to the people for worship (crucem quotannis adorandam populo promit), and first adored it himself.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 4: Clandestinity-Diocesan Chancery

  • 'Reste en prison, -- ecoute le chant d'amour,' Et le doux son des baisers que la Reine a promit 'A celui qui monte, sans peur et sans retour Au

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  • "Et le doux son des baisers que la Reine a promit A celui qui monte, sans peur et sans retour Au Palais D'Iffry!" and he so lost himself in a tangle of thought that he did not observe how closely Monsignor Gherardi was studying every expression of his face, and he started as if he had been awakened from a dream when Sylvie's song ceased, and Sylvie herself glanced up at him.

    The Master-Christian

  • Luy se douta incontinent que cela pouuoit prouenir de sa religion (car il estoit Caluiniste); s'addressant donc a Dieu, il luy promit de se faire Catholique si le diable cessoit de battre ces pauures peuples en sa presence.

    The Jesuits in North America in the Seventeenth Century

  • On lui promit beaucoup: c'est tout ce que j'ai su.

    Esther

  • Suntem in colaborari deja cu cativa jucatori care promit mult in viitor, acestia vor urma un program strict de antrenament si vor fi nevoiti sa castige meci dupa meci, de a demonstra dorinta de a creea ceva, de a ajunge cineva.

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  • Alexandru "snAke" Robert: Suntem in colaborari deja cu cativa jucatori care promit mult in viitor, acestia vor urma un program strict de antrenament si vor fi nevoiti sa castige meci dupa meci, de a demonstra dorinta de a creea ceva, de a ajunge cineva.

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  • Alors j'allai demander à l'ambassadeur que, quand il iroit saluer le karman, il me permît de me joindre à sa suite, et il me promit.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation — Volume 10 Asia, Part III

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