Promissory meaning

prŏmĭ-sôrē
Containing, involving, or having the nature of a promise.
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Containing a promise.
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Containing or consisting of a promise.
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(law, of a contractual provision) Stipulating the future actions required of the parties to an insurance policy or other business agreement.
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Origin of promissory

  • Medieval Latin prōmissōrius from Latin prōmissor one who promises from prōmissus past participle of prōmittere to promise promise

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition