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certain

cer·tain

certain

 
 
pronunciation:
suhr tn
phrases:
for certain
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: sure; positive; having no doubt.
I'm certain she is still alive.
synonyms:
confident, convinced, positive, sure
antonyms:
doubtful, hesitant, uncertain, undecided
definition 2: known to be true without any doubt; definite.
It is certain that Earth is round and not flat.
synonyms:
definite
antonyms:
uncertain
similar words:
absolute, actual, apparent, bound, clear, decisive, evident, factual, obvious, plain, real, true, valid
definition 3: specific; fixed.
The club admits a certain number of people every year.
synonyms:
fixed
antonyms:
indefinite, uncertain
definition 4: used to mention a particular person or thing without naming it.
A certain person has been asking about you.
synonyms:
particular
similar words:
specific
phrase: for certain
Word Builder: certain +
  • certainly:
    yes, indeed; of course; without any doubt.
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