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Definition of certain
CertainCertain Cer"tain, a. [F. certain, fr. (assumed) LL. certanus,
fr. L. certus determined, fixed, certain, orig. p. p. of
cernere to perceive, decide, determine; akin to Gr. ? to
decide, separate, and to E. concern, critic, crime, riddle a
sieve, rinse, v.]
1. Assured in mind; having no doubts; free from suspicions
To make her certain of the sad event. --Dryden.
I myself am certain of you. --Wyclif.
2. Determined; resolved; -- used with an infinitive.
However, I with thee have fixed my lot, Certain to
undergo like doom. --Milton.
3. Not to be doubted or denied; established as a fact.
The dream is certain, and the interpretation thereof
sure. --Dan. ii. 45.
4. Actually existing; sure to happen; inevitable.
Virtue that directs our ways Through certain dangers
to uncertain praise. --Dryden.
Death, as the Psalmist saith, is certain to all.
5. Unfailing; infallible.
I have often wished that I knew as certain a remedy
for any other distemper. --Mead.
6. Fixed or stated; regular; determinate.
The people go out and gather a certain rate every
day. --Ex. xvi. 4.
7. Not specifically named; indeterminate; indefinite; one or
some; -- sometimes used independenty as a noun, and
meaning certain persons.
It came to pass when he was in a certain city.
--Luke. v. 12.
About everything he wrote there was a certain
natural grace und decorum. --Macaulay.
For certain, assuredly.
Of a certain, certainly.
Syn: Bound; sure; true; undeniable; unquestionable;
undoubted; plain; indubitable; indisputable;
incontrovertible; unhesitating; undoubting; fixed;
Certain Cer"tain, n.
1. Certainty. [Obs.] --Gower.
2. A certain number or quantity. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
Certain Cer"tain, adv.
Certainly. [Obs.] --Milton.
Meaning of certain from wikipedia
only if no skepticism
can occur. philosophy
(at least historical cartesian
- finally, the participant
a 'new name' which
he or she is instructed never
to reveal except under certain conditions
- as a general principle
in european union
law, it means
that the law must be certain, in that it is clear
and precise, and its legal
(foaled 1996 in florida
) is an american thoroughbred racehorse
. his sire was out of place
and his grandsire
was cox's ridge
- un certain
regard. (œ̃ sɛʁtɛ̃ ʁəɡaʁ. a particular
outlook) is a section
of the cannes
selection. it is run at the fr
- 2013 a second
a certain magical index
in japan between october
8, 2010 and april
1, 2011 and was also streamed
- a certain ratio
are a post-punk band formed
in 1977 in manchester
. while originally
part of the punk rock movement, they
- françois certain
de canrobert, usually known
as françois certain-canrobert and later simply
as maréchal canrobert
(27 june 1809, saint-céré
- certain affinity
is an american video
game development studio based
in austin, texas
. it was founded
in 2006 by max hoberman
is the fifth album
by rapper royce
da 5'9' and his last independent
9, 2011. the first single