certificate, certification, credential, credentials(noun)
a document attesting to the truth of certain stated facts
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"
present someone with a certificate
authorize by certificate
A document containing a certified statement.
A document evidencing ownership or debt.
The information needed in order to verify a positive answer to a problem.
To supply with a certificate, especially following certification
a written testimony to the truth of any fact; as, certificate of good behavior
a written declaration legally authenticated
to verify or vouch for by certificate
to furnish with a certificate; as, to certificate the captain of a vessel; a certificated teacher
Origin: [See Certify.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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
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
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'certificate' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3428
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'certificate' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4089
Rank popularity for the word 'certificate' in Nouns Frequency: #1179
The numerical value of certificate in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of certificate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Examples of certificate in a Sentence
I have my birth certificate ready, in triplicate.
This is my Kenyan birth certificate, this is my refugee number.
The marriage certificate is a licence that is obtained before the driving test.
If they had to give it a certificate and overrule us, why have a board in place?
The cuts have been levied in spite of the film-maker agreeing to an adult certificate.
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Translations for certificate
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- свидетелство, удостоверениеBulgarian
- certificatCatalan, Valencian
- osvědčení, certifikátCzech
- todistus, sertifikaattiFinnish
- akta, sertifikatIndonesian
- attestato, certificatoItalian
- 証書, 認証, 認定書Japanese
- certificaat, attestDutch
- sertifikatNorwegian Nynorsk
- свидетельство, документ, сертификатRussian
- chứng chỉVietnamese
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