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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

committed \committed\ adj. 1. Bound or obligated, as under a pledge to a particular cause, action, or attitude. Opposite of uncommitted. Note: [Narrower terms: bound up, involved, wrapped up; dedicated, devoted; pledged, sworn] [WordNet 1.5] 2. Associated in an exclusive sexual relationship; also called attached. Opposite of unattached. Note: [Narrower terms: affianced, bespoken, betrothed, engaged, pledged, promised(predicate); married] [Also See: loving.] Syn: attached. [WordNet 1.5] 3. Consigned involuntarily to custody, as in a prison or mental institution. [WordNet 1.5]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Promise \Prom"ise\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Promised; p. pr. & vb. n. Promising.] [1913 Webster] 1. To engage to do, give, make, or to refrain from doing, giving, or making, or the like; to covenant; to engage; as, to promise a visit; to promise a cessation of hostilities; to promise the payment of money. "To promise aid." --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To afford reason to expect; to cause hope or assurance of; as, the clouds promise rain. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 3. To make declaration of or give assurance of, as some benefit to be conferred; to pledge or engage to bestow; as, the proprietors promised large tracts of land; the city promised a reward. [1913 Webster] Promised land. See Land of promise, under Land. To promise one's self. (a) To resolve; to determine; to vow. (b) To be assured; to have strong confidence. [1913 Webster] I dare promise myself you will attest the truth of all I have advanced. --Rambler. [1913 Webster]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

54 Moby Thesaurus words for "promised": affianced, agreed, anticipated, arranged, assured, augured, awaited, betrothed, bound, committed, compacted, compromised, contracted, covenanted, due, engaged, expected, foreseen, foreshadowed, foreshown, foretokened, guaranteed, hoped-for, imminent, in prospect, in view, indicated, intended, long-expected, obligated, on the horizon, overdue, pledged, plighted, predicted, prefigured, preindicated, presaged, presignified, presumed, pretypified, probable, prognosticated, prospective, sealed, settled, signed, signified, stipulated, sworn, threatened, undertaken, underwritten, warranted