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[やく()·そく()]
yakusoku
noun, suru verb

English Meaning(s) for 約束

noun, suru verb
  1. arrangement; promise; appointment; pact; engagement
  2. convention; rule

Definition and Synonyms for 約束

Promise make a promise or commitment
Synonyms: 契る, 約する, 約束, 約諾
Promise promise to undertake or give
Synonyms: 契る, 約する, 約定, 約束, 約諾, 誓う
Arrangement the act of arranging and adapting a piece of music
Synonyms: アレンジメント, 並べ方, 予定, 協定, 手筈, 手配, 按排, 整え, 整える, 整頓, 段取り, 申し合わせ, 申し合わせる, 約束, 編曲, 計らい, 計らう, 配列, 配置
Rule prescribed guide for conduct or action
Synonyms: ルール, しゃくる, 典則, 基準, 定め, 定める, , 正規, 決め, 決まり, 決まる, 決める, , 法令, 法例, 法則, 法度, 準則, 準縄, 約束, 縄墨, 規則, 規定, 規律, 規矩
Agreement the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises
Synonyms: アグリーメント, 協定, 協約, 取り決め, 取り決める, 合意, 契約, 申し合わせ, 申し合わせる, 約定, 約束, 議定
Agreement the verbal act of agreeing
Synonyms: アグリーメント, 一致, 協商, 協定, 協定書, 協定案, 協約, 取り決め, 取り決める, 合意, 合点, 合致, 同意, 同感, 契約, 承允, 承知, 承知の幕, 承認, 承諾, 申し合わせ, 申し合わせる, 約定, 約束, 納得, 規約, 調和, 議定, 賛成
Promise a verbal commitment by one person to another agreeing to do (or not to do) something in the future
Synonyms: 契り, 契る, 契約, 盟約, 約束, 誓約
Date a meeting arranged in advance
Synonyms: アポ, デート, アポイント, アポイントメント, 会う約束, 約束
Concord the determination of grammatical inflection on the basis of word relations
Synonyms: アグリーメント, 一致, 協商, 協定, 協定書, 協定案, 協約, 取り決め, 取り決める, 合意, 合点, 合致, 同感, 契約, 承允, 承知の幕, 承認, 申し合わせ, 申し合わせる, 約定, 約束, 納得, 規約, 調和, 議定, 賛成

Meanings for each kanji in 約束

promise; approximately; shrink Kanji Details »
bundle; sheaf; ream; tie in bundles; govern; manage; control Kanji Details »

Categories 約束 is a member of

Composition musical creation
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Declare state emphatically and authoritatively
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Dedication a message that makes a pledge
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Statement a message that is stated or declared
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Instruction a message describing how something is to be done
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Get Together a small informal social gathering
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Speech Act the use of language to perform some act
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Grammatical Relation a linguistic relation established by grammar
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 約束

Sample Sentences for 約束

He was as good as his word.
He promised me he wouldn't tell anyone.
You should keep your promises.
Don't misunderstand me; we are not making any promises.
She did not keep her promise to write to me.

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