Definition of Certain


  • exercising or taking care great enough to bring assurance
    "be certain to disconnect the iron when you are through"
    "be sure to lock the doors"
  • reliable in operation or effect
    "a quick and certain remedy"
    "a sure way to distinguish the two"
    "wood dust is a sure sign of termites"
  • established irrevocably
    "his fate is sealed"
  • certain to occur
    destined or inevitable
    "he was certain to fail"
    "his fate is certain"
    "In this life nothing is certain but death and taxes"- Benjamin Franklin
    "he faced certain death"
    "sudden but sure regret"
    "he is sure to win"
  • established beyond doubt or question
    definitely known
    "what is certain is that every effect must have a cause"
    "it is certain that they were on the bus"
    "his fate is certain"
    "the date for the invasion is certain"
  • having or feeling no doubt or uncertainty
    confident and assured
    "felt certain of success"
    "was sure (or certain) she had seen it"
    "was very sure in his beliefs"
    "sure of her friends"
  • definite but not specified or identified
    "set aside a certain sum each week"
    "to a certain degree"
    "certain breeds do not make good pets"
    "certain members have not paid their dues"
    "a certain popular teacher"
    "a certain Mrs. Jones"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

Word games points for the Certain

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Unscramble certain

205 unscramble word found using the letters certain.

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