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certain
Definition:
s[. e]r't[= a]n, or s[. e]r'tin, adj. sure: not to be doubted: resolved: fixed: regular: inevitable: some: one.-- advs. CER'TAINLY, ( Scot.) CER'TY, CER'TIE.-- ns. CER'TITUDE, CER'TAINTY.--' A CERTAIN PERSON,' implying some degree of contempt; A LADY OF A CERTAIN AGE, of an age best not stated accurately-- at least no longer young.-- FOR CERTAIN, assuredly.-- MORAL CERTAINTY, a conviction so justifiable that one is morally entitled to act on it. [ O. Fr.,-- L. certus-- cern-[) e]re, to decide.]

Synonyms:

adjective
absolute
absolute, categorical, complete, conclusive, consummate, definite, indubitable, perfect, positive, supreme, sure, unconditional, undeniable, unequivocal, unmitigated, unqualified, unrestricted, utter.
accepted
undisputed.
affirmative
affirmative, assertive, declarative, insistent, predicative, categorical, definite, positive, sure.
aggressive
assertive.
all
certain.
approved
made official.
believing
having faith.
beyond doubt
indisputable.
beyond question
irrefutable.
bound
enslaved, fated, impelled, obliged, Urged, apprenticed, articled, duty-bound, having no alternative, under compulsion, under necessity.
categorical
denominational, flat, outright, typical, no holds barred, absolute, categorical, definite, indubitable, sure, unconditional, undeniable, unequivocal, unqualified, clear cut, no strings attached, straight out.
certain
assured, clear, confident, convinced, decided, decisive, doubtless, incontestable, incontrovertible, indisputable, irrefutable, patent, set, steadfast, trusting, undoubted, unmistakable, unquestionable, veritable, Irrefragable, absolute, definite, indubitable, positive, sure, undeniable, unequivocal.
certainly
without question.
confident
assertive, assured, believing, calm, cocksure, convinced, positive, sanguine, satisfied, secure, self-confident, sure, unconcerned, undisturbed, unperturbed, untroubled, Questionless, undoubting, Undoubtful.
content
satisfied.
demonstrable
ascertainable, Evincible, Inferable, attestable.
determinative
determinant.
expected
anticipated.
fixed
bound, certified, concluded, decided, established, insured, settled, stated, warranted, Stipulated, ensured.
foolproof
goofproof, FAILSAFE, idiot-proof.
infallible
apodictic, foolproof, inerrable, inerrant, Undeceivable.
irreversible
beyond recall.
irrevocable
irretrievable, irreversible, unrepealable, unreversible.
perfect
perfect, on the money, on the button, bull's eye, to a turn, a turn, on target, bulls-eye, dead on, to turn.
permanent
irrevocable.
predictable
predictable, foreseeable.
provable
testable, confirmable, deductible, Undoubtable.
referring to a specifically known amount
a few, defined, divers, express, individual, many, marked, numerous, one, particular, precise, regular, several, singular, some, special, specific, specified, sundry, various, a couple, upwards of.
reliable
conscientious, dependable, devoted, faithful, loyal, official, reliable, true-blue, trustworthy, trusty, high-principled, incorrupt, there, truehearted, True-hearted.
safe
SAFER, safest, non-poisonous, innoxious, nonpoisonous, nontoxic, risk-free, riskless, unpolluted, Uninjurious, non-toxic.
satisfied
sated, satiated.
self-assured
cocky.
special
Earmarked, extra ordinary.
sure-fire
sure-fire, surefire.
true
authentic, axiomatic, factual, gospel, honest, proven, right, true, veracious, absolute, definite.
trusting
believing.
unavoidable
inescapable, locked up.
undisputed
undoubted.
undoubtable, valid
absolute, ascertained, authoritative, clear, conclusive, confirmable, definite, demonstrable, destined, determined, evident, firm, fixed, genuine, guaranteed, incontrovertible, indubitable, infallible, irrefutable, known, plain, predestined, provable, real, reliable, safe, set, sound, supreme, sure thing, true, trustworthy, unambiguous, undeniable, undoubted, unequivocal, unerring, unmistakable, verifiable, on ice, establishable, having down pat, in the bag.
unerring
unerring.
noun
beyond doubt
accurate, doubtful, evident, guaranteed, inescapable, infallible, plain, sound, unambiguous, unassailable, uncertain, undisputed, unerring.
certain
absolute, assured, bound, clear, conclusive, confident, convinced, convincing, decided, definite, destined, determined, doomed, established, evident, express, fated, fixed, incontrovertible, indisputable, individual, indubitable, ineluctable, inescapable, inevitable, inexorable, irrefutable, obvious, open-and-shut, partial, particular, plain, positive, precise, settled, some, special, specific, sure, true, unavoidable, undeniable, undoubted, unquestionable, Persuaded, to a certain extent, cut and dried, no ifs and buts, no two ways about it, in the bag, home and dry, Im certain hes telling the truth, its certain that she left yesterday, sure as eggs is eggs, success is certain, bound to happen, meant to happen, below a certain income.
confident
believing, calm, satisfied, secure, self-confident, unconcerned, undisturbed, unperturbed, untroubled, unwavering, Questionless, undoubting.
dependable
safe.
fixed
concluded, settled.
sure
destined, determined, inevitable.
verb
approaching
coming.
Examples of usage:
  1. I was never very certain of it. – Love and Lucy by Maurice Henry Hewlett
  2. What is certain, however, is that you've got it. – Ravensdene Court by J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher
  3. It was certain to come to that, you know. – Fruitfulness Fecondite by Emile Zola
  4. He spoke as if he were not quite certain. – Ovington's Bank by Stanley J. Weyman
  5. Of this she was certain.... – Youth Challenges by Clarence B Kelland

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