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Correct spelling:
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
conclusive, indubitable, absolute, categorical, unconditional, positive, sure, utter, unmitigated, supreme, undeniable, unqualified, complete, unrestricted, consummate, definite, perfect, unequivocal.
accepted
undisputed.
affirmative
declarative, predicative, affirmative, insistent, definite, categorical, sure, positive, assertive.
aggressive
assertive.
all
certain.
approved
made official.
believing
having faith.
beyond doubt
indisputable.
beyond question
irrefutable.
bound
impelled, duty-bound, having no alternative, Urged, fated, under compulsion, obliged, enslaved, articled, under necessity, apprenticed.
categorical
typical, denominational, flat, outright, no holds barred, sure, definite, straight out, unqualified, undeniable, categorical, absolute, indubitable, clear cut, unequivocal, no strings attached, unconditional.
certain
decisive, patent, irrefutable, decided, set, trusting, unquestionable, steadfast, incontrovertible, confident, Irrefragable, definite, undoubted, indubitable, unequivocal, doubtless, positive, undeniable, clear, indisputable, absolute, assured, veritable, convinced, incontestable, unmistakable, sure.
certainly
without question.
confident
cocksure, self-confident, Questionless, undisturbed, positive, unperturbed, sure, untroubled, unconcerned, satisfied, assertive, assured, convinced, undoubting, Undoubtful, secure, calm, sanguine, believing.
content
satisfied.
demonstrable
Evincible, ascertainable, attestable, Inferable.
determinative
determinant.
expected
anticipated.
fixed
concluded, stated, warranted, established, certified, Stipulated, decided, bound, settled, ensured, insured.
foolproof
FAILSAFE, idiot-proof, goofproof.
infallible
foolproof, Undeceivable, inerrable, inerrant, apodictic.
irreversible
beyond recall.
irrevocable
irreversible, irretrievable, unreversible, unrepealable.
perfect
on the button, on the money, perfect, dead on, a turn, to a turn, bull's eye, to turn, on target, bulls-eye.
permanent
irrevocable.
predictable
predictable, foreseeable.
provable
confirmable, testable, Undoubtable, deductible.
referring to a specifically known amount
individual, marked, special, many, numerous, one, some, a few, specific, sundry, regular, upwards of, divers, precise, a couple, several, defined, express, singular, various, specified, particular.
reliable
faithful, devoted, trusty, truehearted, loyal, trustworthy, dependable, official, reliable, incorrupt, conscientious, True-hearted, true-blue, high-principled, there.
safe
non-poisonous, riskless, unpolluted, nonpoisonous, safest, Uninjurious, innoxious, SAFER, risk-free, non-toxic, nontoxic.
satisfied
sated, satiated.
self-assured
cocky.
special
Earmarked, extra ordinary.
sure-fire
sure-fire, surefire.
true
factual, true, veracious, honest, axiomatic, absolute, gospel, authentic, right, definite, proven.
trusting
believing.
unavoidable
inescapable, locked up.
undisputed
undoubted.
undoubtable, valid
determined, definite, undoubted, destined, infallible, conclusive, fixed, evident, authoritative, firm, predestined, set, absolute, undeniable, incontrovertible, confirmable, sure thing, trustworthy, safe, sound, irrefutable, supreme, unequivocal, unambiguous, known, guaranteed, indubitable, in the bag, plain, on ice, reliable, unerring, verifiable, genuine, clear, ascertained, true, establishable, provable, demonstrable, real, unmistakable, having down pat.
unerring
unerring.
noun
beyond doubt
guaranteed, unambiguous, undisputed, plain, uncertain, inescapable, sound, doubtful, unassailable, unerring, accurate, infallible, evident.
certain
doomed, decided, confident, conclusive, clear, unquestionable, absolute, home and dry, undoubted, determined, precise, some, true, inevitable, no ifs and buts, inexorable, ineluctable, obvious, convincing, cut and dried, settled, express, sure as eggs is eggs, specific, bound, Im certain hes telling the truth, particular, below a certain income, positive, to a certain extent, success is certain, convinced, Persuaded, partial, special, no two ways about it, bound to happen, destined, indubitable, indisputable, incontrovertible, established, in the bag, plain, undeniable, evident, its certain that she left yesterday, meant to happen, definite, fated, inescapable, irrefutable, unavoidable, individual, open-and-shut, fixed, assured, sure.
confident
satisfied, undoubting, self-confident, undisturbed, calm, Questionless, untroubled, unperturbed, unwavering, secure, unconcerned, believing.
dependable
safe.
fixed
concluded, settled.
sure
determined, inevitable, destined.
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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