What does promising mean?

Definitions for promising
ˈprɒm ə sɪŋpromis·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. promisingadjective

    showing possibility of achievement or excellence

    "a promising young man"

  2. bright, hopeful, promisingadjective

    full or promise

    "had a bright future in publishing"; "the scandal threatened an abrupt end to a promising political career"; "a hopeful new singer on Broadway"

Wiktionary

  1. promisingadjective

    Showing promise, and likely to develop in a desirable fashion.

  2. promisingadjective

    Encouraging and inspiring confidence.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Promising

    of Promise

  2. Promisingadjective

    making a promise or promises; affording hope or assurance; as, promising person; a promising day

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'promising' in Adjectives Frequency: #856

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of promising in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of promising in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of promising in a Sentence

  1. Lauderdale County:

    The tips that we're getting, we're following up on as aggressively as we can. Some of them do look promising, but it takes a time to follow through on those things, we're hoping that one of them will pan out for us, and we'll be able to locate them.

  2. Frank Melum:

    Many of the 2030 targets reflect policies that have already been adopted, for example renewable targets and power plant regulations, so in a way countries are promising what they are fairly confident they can deliver on, ambitions could increase should they take on new measures, but for every percentage point it will get harder.

  3. Jeb Bush:

    The great irony of the Obama presidency is this, someone who came to office, promising greater engagement with the world has left America less influential in the world, everywhere you look, you see the world slipping out of control.

  4. Meryl Streep:

    Tonight we light these candles to honor the value and the work of Jyoti Singh's short, promising life, she was India's daughter. Tonight she's our daughter too.

  5. Oscar Ameringer:

    Politics is the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign funds from the rich, by promising to protect each from the other.

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