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Engelsk tillægsord: certain

1. certain definite but not specified or identified


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningSet 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.


Termer med lignende betydningdefinite


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)indefinite

2. certain having or feeling no doubt or uncertainty; confident and assured


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningFelt certain of success.
Was sure (or certain) she had seen it.
Was very sure in his beliefs.
Sure of her friends.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)sure


Termer med lignende betydningconfident, convinced, positive


Kendetegnerassurance, authority, certainty, confidence, self-assurance, self-confidence, sureness


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)incertain, uncertain, unsure

3. certain established beyond doubt or question; definitely known


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWhat 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.


Termer med lignende betydningdefinite, indisputable, sure, sure as shooting


Kendetegnercertainty, foregone conclusion, sure thing


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)uncertain

4. certain certain to occur; destined or inevitable


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe was certain to fail.
His fate is certain.
In this life nothing is certain but death and taxes.
He faced certain death.
Sudden but sure regret.
He is sure to win.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)sure


Termer med lignende betydningbound, destined, doomed, fated, foreordained, in for, predestinate, predestined


Se ogsåpredictable


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)uncertain

5. certain established irrevocably


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis fate is sealed.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)sealed


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)unsealed, uncertain

6. certain reliable in operation or effect


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA quick and certain remedy.
A sure way to distinguish the two.
Wood dust is a sure sign of termites.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)sure


Termer med lignende betydningdependable, reliable


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)undependable, unreliable

7. certain exercising or taking care great enough to bring assurance


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningBe certain to disconnect the iron when you are through.
Be sure to lock the doors.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)sure


Termer med lignende betydningcareful


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)careless









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