What does promising mean?

Definitions for promising
ˈprɒm ə sɪŋpromis·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word promising.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. promising(adj)

    showing possibility of achievement or excellence

    "a promising young man"

  2. bright, hopeful, promising(adj)

    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. promising(Adjective)

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

  2. promising(Adjective)

    Encouraging and inspiring confidence.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Promising

    of Promise

  2. Promising(adj)

    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

How to pronounce promising?

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How to say promising in sign language?

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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. Sony Kapoor:

    Investing in infrastructure is one of the most promising ways to unlock growth potentials.

  2. Beatrice Lindstrom:

    Our clients have lost breadwinners and gone into debt to pay for funeral costs, cholera has been crushing in so many ways, and it is promising that victims will now have an opportunity to weigh in on how this assistance can best be provided.

  3. Judy Shelton:

    Our government is promising so much to so many and at the same time we let the government control the value of our money and all of that would really go against the grain with our Founders -- who did not see it as the government's task to supply everything to everybody, they saw the government's task to be to protect private property and that's why they wanted limited government because they knew.

  4. Rudi Van den Eynde:

    We would have preferred a deal around a new, promising investigational drug instead of this major deal that comes close to empire building, flemming Ornskov is a hard-driving and well-respected CEO and he could make this deal work, however.

  5. Manmeet Ahluwalia:

    There is a great deal of excitement about some of the immunotherapy-based approaches in treatment of glioblastoma, immunotherapy has been shown to be promising in a number of other cancers, like lung cancer and melanoma. We are currently evaluating a number of such approaches. The ones which are most furthest along are some trials that are evaluating nivolumab, which is an anti-PD1 therapy in combination with chemotherapy and radiation.

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