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promisor

[ prom-uh-sawr, prom-uh-sawr ]

noun

, Law.
  1. a person who makes a promise.


promisor

/ ˌprɒmɪˈsɔː; ˈprɒmɪˌsɔː /

noun

  1. contract law a person who makes a promise Compare promisee


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Word History and Origins

Origin of promisor1

First recorded in 1840–50; promise + -or 2

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Example Sentences

In short it is a benefit to the promisor, or a detriment to the promisee.

Failing in this redemption, the promisor is declared bankrupt, and beyond the pale of reputable business society.

With us, a verbal promise is, generally speaking, to be gathered exclusively from the words of the promisor.

A mutual promise, no matter how slight or trivial, or the payment of anything valuable to the promisor, is sufficient.

Whether a promisor is a surety, a guarantor, or an indorser depends upon the particular kind of a contract made.

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