certain 中文 EN[ˈsɜːtn̩] CA US
- 形容词 (Adjective)COMmore certainSUPmost certainSUF-ain
- Sure, positive, not doubting.
- I was certain of my decision.
- OBS Determined; resolved.
- Not to be doubted or denied; established as a fact.
- Actually existing; sure to happen; inevitable.
- Bankruptcy is the certain outcome of your constant gambling and lending.
- Unfailing; infallible.
- Fixed or stated; regular; determinate.
- Not specifically named; indeterminate; indefinite; one or some; sometimes used independently as a noun, and meaning certain persons; see also "one".
- 限定词 (Determiner)
- Having been determined but unspecified. The quality of some particular subject or object which is known by the speaker to have been specifically singled out among similar entities of its class.
- The books on top of the piano resonate when he plays certain notes.
- To make sure they don’t cannibalize their lucrative business clients, these fares come with certain requirements like Saturday-night stayovers.
- Ten cents' worth of a certain bird seed, planted in any back yard, will grow into a yardful of marijuana. — Muggles, TIME magazine, September 1931.
- Certain wagering individuals would profit from the outcome. ( adjectival )
- Certain plants, viperine snake venom, resin and various bacteria contain toxalbumins
- Certain minerals may exsolve into the atmosphere from an erupting volcano.
Meaning of certain for the defined word.
- 词类阶层 (Part-of-Speech Hierarchy)
困难度: 级别 1
容易 ➨ 困难
明确性: 级别 9
明确的 ➨ 多用途
- fr certain
- en certainly
- en certainty
- fr certains
- fr certaine