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Definition 1: likely to turn out well in the future - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where promising or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for promising in the sense of this definition

(promising is similar to ...) auguring favorable circumstances and good luck

"an auspicious beginning for the campaign"

Definition 2: showing possibility of achievement or excellence - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where promising or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a promising young man

(promising is similar to ...) has a good chance of being the case or of coming about

"these services are likely to be available to us all before long" "she is likely to forget" "a likely place for a restaurant" "the broken limb is likely to fall" "rain is likely" "a likely topic for investigation" "likely candidates for the job"

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