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Definition of Certain

Certain
Certain 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 concerning. 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. --Shak. 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; stated.
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Certain Cer"tain, n. 1. Certainty. [Obs.] --Gower. 2. A certain number or quantity. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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Certain Cer"tain, adv. Certainly. [Obs.] --Milton.

Meaning of Certain from wikipedia

- Descartes first discards all belief in things which are not absolutely certain, and then tries to establish what can be known for sure.[citation needed]...
- A Certain Smile, A Certain Sadness is an album by Astrud Gilberto and Walter Wanderley, recorded in September 1966. It was released by Verve Records at...
- 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 and illustrated by...
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- 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 Debussy...
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- Date certain is a legal term for the date on or by which the actions of a contract can be reasonably completed, and is considered to be legally binding...
- Certain Women may refer to: Certain Women (TV series), a 1970s Australian television series Certain Women (film), a 2016 American film A Certain Woman...
- pages without the owner's permission constitutes copyright infringement in certain jurisdictions. Internet Archive founders Brewster Kahle and Bruce Gilliat...
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