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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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