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Definitions of "certain"

  • Definite; fixed. adjective
  • Sure to come or happen; inevitable. adjective
  • Established beyond doubt or question; indisputable. adjective
  • Capable of being relied on; dependable. adjective
  • Having or showing confidence; assured. adjective
  • adjective
  • Not specified or identified but assumed to be known. adjective
  • Named but not known or previously mentioned. adjective
  • Perceptible; noticeable. adjective
  • Not great; calculable. adjective
  • An indefinite but limited number; some. pronoun
  • (for certain) Without doubt; definitely. idiom
  • Certainly; assuredly.
  • Fixed; determinate; definite; specified; prescribed; settled beforehand: as in the phrase “at a time certain.
  • Indefinite in the sense of not being specifically named; known but not described: applied to one or more real individual objects or characters, as distinguished from a class of objects or an order of characters; coming under particular observation, but undefined, as to kind, number, quantity, duration, etc.; some particular: as, a lady of a certain age.
  • Some (known but unspecified): followed by of.
  • Established as true or sure; placed beyond doubt; positively ascertained and known; unquestionable; indisputable.
  • Capable of being depended on; trustworthy.
  • Unfailing; unerring; sure; positive: as, a certain remedy for rheumatism.

The word "certain" in example sentences

However, you should note that many of the compilers (language processors) and commands on the PRIME will make certain assumptions if you follow certain guidelines.. [Phrack Issue #15 Elric of Imrryr's Issue]

[Footnote 1: «qua» is generally used instead of «quae» in the feminine nominative singular and in the neuter nominative and accusative plural.] «485. » «quīdam», _a certain one, a certain_. [Latin for Beginners]

"I am terrified to say such a thing, but I am certain, quite _certain_, that the ship will be lost within the next few days.". [The Stowaway Girl]

We can honor him, in certain ways -- in _certain_ ways, Raoul -- almost more than if he had never done wrong at all.. [The Inner Shrine]

Which certain people call a "_certain age_," [205]. [The Works of Lord Byron. Vol. 4]

 certain stresses and certain environmental conditions, would never have re - sulted in this behavior but did.. [TEDBUNDY]

"Yes, I have at my command one method that is certain, -- _perfectly certain_.. [Fairy Fingers A Novel]

Asked what Kan meant by the term "certain progress," Noda said, "that's something that Kan said, so please ask him.". [Japan PM Strongly Attacked, Lukewarmly Defended, Over Resignation Plans]

It's the certain in the phrase "certain tax preparers" that's still causing controversy.. [Forbes.com: News]

When we label certain kinds of books "boy books" we are not only reinforcing a certain idea of manliness that doesn't include all boys, we are also cutting boys and girls off from a lot of books they might actually like.. [Charles London: There Are No Boy Books]

When we label certain kinds of books "boy books" we are not only reinforcing a certain idea of manliness that doesn't include all boys, we are also cutting boys and girls off from a lot of books they might actually like.. [Charles London: There Are No Boy Books]

When we label certain kinds of books "boy books" we are not only reinforcing a certain idea of manliness that doesn't include all boys, we are also cutting boys and girls off from a lot of books they might actually like.. [Charles London: There Are No Boy Books]

When we label certain kinds of books "boy books" we are not only reinforcing a certain idea of manliness that doesn't include all boys, we are also cutting boys and girls off from a lot of books they might actually like.. [Charles London: There Are No Boy Books]

When we label certain kinds of books "boy books" we are not only reinforcing a certain idea of manliness that doesn't include all boys, we are also cutting boys and girls off from a lot of books they might actually like.. [Charles London: There Are No Boy Books]

When we label certain kinds of books "boy books" we are not only reinforcing a certain idea of manliness that doesn't include all boys, we are also cutting boys and girls off from a lot of books they might actually like.. [Charles London: There Are No Boy Books]

You can type into the comment box anything your heart desires with, as you say, "the equal ease" with which I label a certain kind of MMO behavior that I find to be expressly against most rules and detrimental to the industry that this blog was set up to discuss -- "cheating.". [Question 3: Virtual Property]

Certain on Social Media

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Gultekru
Gultekru
2019-06-22

@44mmvvpp I’m certain the Treasury Department can afford soap and toothbrushes, they just want to inflict as much p…

jonessurgery
Jonessurgery
2019-06-22

@medicalaxioms Yes! (Though mine tend to be high school or early undergrad, where I’ve blown off one course all sem…

selxena_
Selxena_
2019-06-22

@1300Kadoe: Certain shit you gotta learn from and keep moving

IcyWallflower
IcyWallflower
2019-06-22

@AnUntoldBeauty — thing she was certain of. Truth be told, her brother did not extended any further explanations on…

poohxchainz
Poohxchainz
2019-06-22

When you know your spot in a persons life , certain shit don’t bother you. I know I’m secure 4L. 🤞🏼💙

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