What does promising mean?

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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. Famer Colangelo:

    This is an organization with... a number of promising pieces that have the potential for a very bright future.

  2. Bob Brown:

    I would describe it as early days … promising, but early.

  3. Paul Workman:

    Recently we have seen drug companies setting very high prices for promising immunotherapies, including nivolumab, there is no question that this pioneering and innovative treatment improves and extends the life of patients with non-small cell lung cancer – a disease that has very limited treatment options – but at this price it is very clearly too expensive.

  4. Armin Laschet:

    Everyone thinks that ... this ‘grand coalition’ isn’t promising for the future, regardless of who is No. 1 and No. 2, we need a real new beginning.

  5. Harry Kazianis:

    With North Korea never promising to completely stop all missile testing — it only promised a self-imposed moratorium of testing long-range missiles such as ICBMs that can hit the U.S. homeland — we should not be shocked by North Korea's short-range launch.

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