Antonyms
Etymology

1. certain

adjective. ['ˈsɝːtən'] definite but not specified or identified.

Antonyms

  • deniable

Etymology

  • certain (Middle English (1100-1500))

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How do you spell certain? Is it certian ?

A common misspelling of certain is certian

Example sentences of the word certain


1. Adjective
To that end, the commissioner approves the rates for certain products before they are put into effect.

Quotes containing the word certain


1. What is success? I think it is a mixture of having a flair for the thing that you are doing; knowing that it is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.
- Margaret Thatcher

2. We have a certain warped sense of humor in Scandinavia, and that is what comes across in the choices in a lot of our movies.
- Connie Nielsen

3. I spent a lot of years trying to outrun or outsmart vulnerability by making things certain and definite, black and white, good and bad. My inability to lean into the discomfort of vulnerability limited the fullness of those important experiences that are wrought with uncertainty: Love, belonging, trust, joy, and creativity to name a few.
- Brene Brown

2. certain

adjective. ['ˈsɝːtən'] having or feeling no doubt or uncertainty; confident and assured.

Synonyms

  • authority
  • convinced
  • sure
  • positive
  • self-assurance
  • certainty
  • confident
  • self-confidence
  • sureness
  • confidence

Antonyms

  • uncertainty
  • unsure
  • neutral
  • pessimistic

Etymology

  • certain (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. certain

adjective. ['ˈsɝːtən'] established beyond doubt or question; definitely known.

Synonyms

  • sure thing
  • sure
  • sure as shooting
  • certainty
  • foregone conclusion
  • indisputable

Antonyms

  • uncertainty
  • insecure
  • unsteady
  • false

Etymology

  • certain (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. certain

adjective. ['ˈsɝːtən'] certain to occur; destined or inevitable.

Synonyms

  • in for
  • bound
  • foreordained
  • doomed
  • sure
  • predestinate
  • destined
  • predestined
  • fated

Antonyms

  • unpredictable
  • unsupportive
  • destructive
  • negative

Etymology

  • certain (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. certain

adjective. ['ˈsɝːtən'] reliable in operation or effect.

Synonyms

  • reliable
  • dependable

Antonyms

  • unreliable
  • diffident
  • uncharged

Etymology

  • certain (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. certain

adjective. ['ˈsɝːtən'] exercising or taking care great enough to bring assurance.

Synonyms

  • careful

Antonyms

  • sure
  • untrustworthy

Etymology

  • certain (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. certain

adjective. ['ˈsɝːtən'] established irrevocably.

Antonyms

  • disadvantageous

Etymology

  • certain (Middle English (1100-1500))
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