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Another word for certain

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Adjective
  1. In a definite and final form; not likely to change

      1. To put in a specified position or arrangement; place:
      2. To put into a specified state:
      3. To cause to begin an action:
      1. Having a smooth, even surface:
      2. Having a relatively broad level surface in relation to thickness or depth:
      3. Being in horizontal position; lying down:
      1. Firmly in position; stationary:
      2. Determined; established; set:
      3. Not subject to change or variation; unchanging:
      1. Resistant to externally applied pressure.
      2. Marked by or indicating the tone and resiliency of healthy tissue:
      3. Securely fixed in place:
    See also:

    change

  2. Bound to happen

    See also:

    certain

  3. Established beyond a doubt

  4. Known positively

      1. Confident, as of something awaited or expected:
      2. Impossible to doubt or dispute; certain:
      3. Bound to come about or happen; inevitable:
      1. Characterized by or displaying certainty, acceptance, or affirmation:
      2. Measured or moving forward or in a direction of increase or progress:
      3. Desirable, admirable, or beneficial:
      1. Clearly defined; explicitly precise:
      2. Forthright and unambiguous:
      3. Clearly developed or firmly decided:
    See also:

    certain

  5. Such as could not possibly fail or disappoint

    See also:

    certain

  6. Having no doubt

    See also:

    certain

Another word for certain

Modifier
  1. Confident

  2. Sure

    See also:

    inevitable

  3. Beyond doubt

  4. Dependable

      1. Vibrations transmitted through an elastic solid or a liquid or gas, with frequencies in the approximate range of 20 to 20,000 hertz, capable of being detected by human organs of hearing.
      2. Transmitted vibrations of any frequency.
      3. The sensation stimulated in the organs of hearing by such vibrations in the air or other medium.
      1. Free from danger or injury; undamaged or unhurt:
      2. Not exposed to the threat of danger or harm:
      3. Usable in specified conditions without being damaged. Often used in combination:
      1. Warranting trust; reliable.
    See also:

    reliable

  5. Fixed

  6. Specific but not named

Synonym Study

  • Positive suggests unshakable confidence, esp. in the correctness of one's opinions or conclusions, sometimes to the point of dogmatism he's too positive in his beliefs
  • Confident stresses the firmness of one's certainty or sureness, esp. in some expectation she's confident she'll win
  • Sure suggests merely an absence of doubt or hesitancy I'm sure you don't mean it
  • Certain usually suggests conviction based on specific grounds or evidence this letter makes me certain of his innocence