What does certificate mean?

Definitions for certificate
sərˈtɪf ɪ kɪt; -ˌkeɪtcer·tifi·cate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. certificate, certification, credential, credentials(noun)

    a document attesting to the truth of certain stated facts

  2. security, certificate(verb)

    a formal declaration that documents a fact of relevance to finance and investment; the holder has a right to receive interest or dividends

    "he held several valuable securities"

  3. certificate(verb)

    present someone with a certificate

  4. certificate(verb)

    authorize by certificate


  1. certificate(Noun)

    A document containing a certified statement.

  2. certificate(Noun)

    A document evidencing ownership or debt.

  3. certificate(Noun)

    The information needed in order to verify a positive answer to a problem.

  4. certificate(Verb)

    To supply with a certificate, especially following certification

Webster Dictionary

  1. Certificate(noun)

    a written testimony to the truth of any fact; as, certificate of good behavior

  2. Certificate(noun)

    a written declaration legally authenticated

  3. Certificate(verb)

    to verify or vouch for by certificate

  4. Certificate(verb)

    to furnish with a certificate; as, to certificate the captain of a vessel; a certificated teacher

  5. Origin: [See Certify.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Certificate

    sėr-tif′i-kāt, n. a written declaration of some fact: a testimonial of character or definite statement of qualifications.—v.t. to give a certificate.—ns. Certificā′tion; Certif′icatory, a certificate—also adj.n. Cer′tifier, one who certifies.—v.t. Cer′tify, to make known as certain: to inform: to declare in writing:—pr.p. cer′tifying; pa.p. cer′tified. [Fr. certificat—L. certificāre, certus, and facĕre, to make.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. certificate

    A voucher or written testimony to the truth of any statement. An attestation of servitude, signed by the captain, is given with all discharges of men in the navy.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'certificate' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3428

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'certificate' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4089

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'certificate' in Nouns Frequency: #1179

How to pronounce certificate?

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How to say certificate in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of certificate in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of certificate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of certificate in a Sentence

  1. Hillary Clinton:

    I have my birth certificate ready, in triplicate.

  2. Omar Sharif:

    This is my Kenyan birth certificate, this is my refugee number.

  3. Vikrant Parsai:

    The marriage certificate is a licence that is obtained before the driving test.

  4. Leela Samson:

    If they had to give it a certificate and overrule us, why have a board in place?

  5. Ashoke Pandit:

    The cuts have been levied in spite of the film-maker agreeing to an adult certificate.

Images & Illustrations of certificate

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