promising

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Verb[change]

Plain form
promise

Third-person singular
promises

Past tense
promised

Past participle
promised

Present participle
promising

  1. The present participle of promise.

Adjective[change]

Positive
promising

Comparative
more promising

Superlative
most promising

  1. If something is promising, it shows promise; it will happen in the desired way.
  2. If something is promising, it is encouraging; it gives people confidence.