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Definition of Certain

  • Assured in mind; having no doubts; free from suspicions concerning.
  • Determined; resolved; -- used with an infinitive.
  • Not to be doubted or denied; established as a fact.
  • Actually existing; sure to happen; inevitable.
  • Unfailing; infallible.
  • Fixed or stated; regular; determinate.
  • Not specifically named; indeterminate; indefinite; one or some; -- sometimes used independenty as a noun, and meaning certain persons.
  • established beyond doubt or question; definitely known
  • having or feeling no doubt or uncertainty; confident and assured
  • certain to occur; destined or inevitable
  • established irrevocably

How to use certain in a sentence. Certain pronunciation.

Some states do not allow disclaimers of certain implied warranties or the exclusion or limitation of certain types of damages.
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I want you to survey a railroad from Carson City westward to a certain point!
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They made a good many inquiries as to the location of that indefinite "certain point," but got no information.
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In the afternoon I brought the creature into the plaza, and certain citizens held him by the head, and others by the tail, while I mounted him.
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Certain of its valleys produced no end of hay, and this attracted small colonies of Mormon stock-raisers and farmers to them.
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The Secretary was sworn to obey his volume of written "instructions," and these commanded him to do two certain things without fail, viz.: 1.
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Let me state one or two things which will help the reader to better comprehend certain items in the above.
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A Bawd of the better sort, that us'd to provide Jilts for Men of figure, had appointed a Person of Quality whom she was to furnish with a fresh Bit, to meet her at a certain Tavern near _West-Smithfield_; and waiting there for him, it happen'd that there came into the next Room a Country Gentleman, who was a Steward to a Lady of a good Estate, and another Gentleman who liv'd in _London_, and was to pay him fifty Guineas, which he also did.
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Why, Madam, says he, I want a certain sort of a Fleshly Convenience, and I am inform'd you can help me to one.
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But as they were going along, they perceived a very fine Gentlewoman in a rich Garb, in a _Sculler_, all alone; and also observed that she made the _Sculler_, who was a good likely Young Man, row her sometimes one way, and sometimes another, without going to any certain Place.
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He shook the door that closed in the homestead, and found it locked; the watch-dogs roused themselves, and gave tongue, when Phoebicius turned to Petrus' house, and began to knock at the door with the brazen knocker, at first softly and then with growing anger; he considered it as certain that his wife had sought and found protection under the senator's roof.
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The Gaul remembered a certain gold ring with a finely carved onyx, which long years ago he had taken from Glycera's finger, for she had another one like it, and which he had given to Sirona on the day of their marriage.
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Louise Derrick represented a certain stage of civilisation, a degree of conscious striving for better things; Mrs. Higgins was prosperous and self-satisfied vulgarity.
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Emmeline, repeating this to her husband, avowed a certain compunction.
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She travelled no further than Sutton, and there lingered in the waiting room till the arrival of a certain train from London Bridge.
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The doctor came out, on his way to fetch certain requirements, and the two men walked with him to his house in the next road.
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But for Mrs. Higgins's presence, Emmeline would have responded with a certain kindness.
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And this was almost entirely due to Louise's influence for the girl impressed upon her mother that 'to make a row' would be the sure and certain way of proving that Mrs. Mumford was justified in claiming social superiority over her guests.
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It is certain that no modern European tongue has been able fairly to represent the beauty of Pushkin's verse, to make foreigners feel him as Russians feel him, in any such measure as the Germans succeeded with Shakespeare, as Bayard Taylor with Goethe, as Ludwig Fulda with Rostand.
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Bigness in early environment often produces a certain comfortable largeness of mental vision.
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Examples of Certain

Example #1
If any disclaimer or limitation set forth in this agreement violates the law of the state applicable to this agreement, the agreement shall be interpreted to make the maximum disclaimer or limitation permitted by the applicable state law.
Example #2
The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of this agreement shall not void the remaining provisions.
Example #3
When the legislature meets I will have the necessary bill passed and the remuneration arranged.
Example #4
Then, said he: "Gentlemen, I have planned a lucrative and useful service for you -a service which will provide you with recreation amid noble landscapes, and afford you never ceasing opportunities for enriching your minds by observation and study.
Example #5
After the first week, they had to camp on the field, for they were getting well eastward.
Example #6
They returned every night during the first week, dusty, footsore, tired, and hungry, but very jolly.