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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
inquiry, to the highest degree
of precision. Something
only if no skepticism
can occur. Philosophy
(at least, historical
- A Certain Magical Index
(とある魔術の禁書目録 (インデックス), Toaru Majutsu
no Indekkusu) is a ****anese light novel series written
by Kazuma Kamachi
- A Certain
Smile, A Certain Sadness
is an album
by Astrud Gilberto
1966. It was released
by Verve Records
series, A Certain Magical
Index, and its side-story manga
series, A Certain Scientific
Railgun. The series
- Un Certain Regard
(French pronunciation: [œ̃ sɛʁtɛ̃ ʁəɡaʁ]) is a section
of the Cannes
Film Festival's official
selection. It is run at the salle
- A Certain Scientific Railgun
(とある科学の超電磁砲 (レールガン), Toaru Kagaku
no Rērugan) is a ****anese manga series written
by Kazuma Kamachi
- **** for Certain
is an unincorporated community
County, Kentucky, United
States. **** for Certain
, properly known
as Dryhill, is located
- The United Nations Convention
on Certain Conventional Weapons
(CCW or CCWC), concluded
10, 1980, and entered
- Certain Affinity
is an American video
game development studio based
in Austin, Texas. It was founded
in 2006 by Max Hoberman
and a small number
is the second studio album
by American rapper Royce
da 5'9", released through
24, 2004. Released
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