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cer·tif·i·cate

 (sər-tĭf′ĭ-kĭt)
n.
1. A document establishing the authenticity of certain details of an item, event, or transaction: a certificate of birth.
2. A document issued to a person completing a course of study not leading to a diploma.
3. A document certifying that a person may officially practice in certain professions.
4. A document certifying ownership.
tr.v. (-kāt′) cer·tif·i·cat·ed, cer·tif·i·cat·ing, cer·tif·i·cates
To furnish with, testify to, or authorize by a certificate.

[Middle English certificat, from Old French, from Medieval Latin certificātum, something certified, from neuter of Late Latin certificātus, past participle of certificāre, to certify; see certify.]

cer·tif′i·ca·to′ry (-kə-tôr′ē) adj.

certificate

n
1. an official document attesting the truth of the facts stated, as of birth, marital status, death, health, completion of an academic course, ability to practise a profession, etc
2. (Stock Exchange) short for share certificate
vb
(tr) to authorize by or present with an official document
[C15: from Old French certificat, from certifier certify]
cerˈtificatory adj

cer•tif•i•cate

(n. sərˈtɪf ɪ kɪt; v. -ˌkeɪt)

n., v. -cat•ed, -cat•ing. n.
1. a document providing evidence of status or qualifications, as one attesting to the completion of a course or the truth of facts stated.
2. a gold or silver certificate.
v.t.
3. to furnish with or authorize by a certificate.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Medieval Latin certificātum, Late Latin certificāre to certify]
cer•tif′i•ca•to`ry (-ɪ kəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i) adj.

certificate


Past participle: certificated
Gerund: certificating

Imperative
certificate
certificate
Present
I certificate
you certificate
he/she/it certificates
we certificate
you certificate
they certificate
Preterite
I certificated
you certificated
he/she/it certificated
we certificated
you certificated
they certificated
Present Continuous
I am certificating
you are certificating
he/she/it is certificating
we are certificating
you are certificating
they are certificating
Present Perfect
I have certificated
you have certificated
he/she/it has certificated
we have certificated
you have certificated
they have certificated
Past Continuous
I was certificating
you were certificating
he/she/it was certificating
we were certificating
you were certificating
they were certificating
Past Perfect
I had certificated
you had certificated
he/she/it had certificated
we had certificated
you had certificated
they had certificated
Future
I will certificate
you will certificate
he/she/it will certificate
we will certificate
you will certificate
they will certificate
Future Perfect
I will have certificated
you will have certificated
he/she/it will have certificated
we will have certificated
you will have certificated
they will have certificated
Future Continuous
I will be certificating
you will be certificating
he/she/it will be certificating
we will be certificating
you will be certificating
they will be certificating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been certificating
you have been certificating
he/she/it has been certificating
we have been certificating
you have been certificating
they have been certificating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been certificating
you will have been certificating
he/she/it will have been certificating
we will have been certificating
you will have been certificating
they will have been certificating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been certificating
you had been certificating
he/she/it had been certificating
we had been certificating
you had been certificating
they had been certificating
Conditional
I would certificate
you would certificate
he/she/it would certificate
we would certificate
you would certificate
they would certificate
Past Conditional
I would have certificated
you would have certificated
he/she/it would have certificated
we would have certificated
you would have certificated
they would have certificated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.certificate - a document attesting to the truth of certain stated factscertificate - a document attesting to the truth of certain stated facts
document, papers, written document - writing that provides information (especially information of an official nature)
certificate of incorporation - state approval of the articles of incorporation of a corporation
birth certificate - a copy of the official document giving details of a person's birth
diploma, sheepskin - a document certifying the successful completion of a course of study
military commission, commission - an official document issued by a government and conferring on the recipient the rank of an officer in the armed forces
bill of health - a certificate saying that a departing ship's company is healthy (to be presented at the next port of arrival)
registration - a document certifying an act of registering
teacher's certificate, teaching certificate - a certificate saying that the holder is qualified to teach in the public schools
probate, probate will - a judicial certificate saying that a will is genuine and conferring on the executors the power to administer the estate
2.certificate - 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"
legal document, legal instrument, official document, instrument - (law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right
agency security, government security - a security issued by United States government agencies or the Farm Credit System
mortgage-backed security - a security created when a group of mortgages are gathered together and bonds are sold to other institutions or the public; investors receive a portion of the interest payments on the mortgages as well as the principal payments; usually guaranteed by the government
registered security - a security whose owner's name is recorded on the books of the issuer (or issuer's agent)
scrip - a certificate whose value is recognized by the payer and payee; scrip is not currency but may be convertible into currency
stock certificate, stock - a certificate documenting the shareholder's ownership in the corporation; "the value of his stocks doubled during the past year"
tax-exempt, tax-exempt security - a security that is not subject to taxation
bond certificate, bond - a certificate of debt (usually interest-bearing or discounted) that is issued by a government or corporation in order to raise money; the issuer is required to pay a fixed sum annually until maturity and then a fixed sum to repay the principal
zero coupon security, zero-coupon security - a security that makes no interest payments but instead is sold at a deep discount from its face value
partnership certificate - a certificate showing the interests of all parties in a business partnership
proprietorship certificate - a certificate showing who is responsible in an individually owned business
convertible security, convertible - a corporate security (usually bonds or preferred stock) that can be exchanged for another form of security (usually common stock)
letter security - a stock or bond that is not registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission and cannot be sold in the public market
listed security - a security that has been accepted for trading by one of the organized and registered securities exchanges in the US
OTC security, over the counter security, unlisted security - a security traded in the over-the-counter market
Verb1.certificate - present someone with a certificate
award, present - give, especially as an honor or reward; "bestow honors and prizes at graduation"
2.certificate - authorize by certificate
authorize, authorise, clear, pass - grant authorization or clearance for; "Clear the manuscript for publication"; "The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography"

certificate

noun document, licence, warrant, voucher, diploma, testimonial, authorization, credential(s) a certificate of adoption
Translations
شِهَادَةشَهادَه
osvědčeníprůkazcertifikát
attestcertifikaterklæring
tunnistus
todistussertifikaatti
potvrda
vottorî
証明書証書認定書認証
증명서
liudijimaspažymėjimasvidurinio mokslo atestatas
apliecība
potrdilo
certifikat
ประกาศนียบัตร
giấy chứng nhận

certificate

[səˈtɪfɪkɪt] Ncertificado m (Univ etc) → diploma m, título m
birth/death/marriage certificatepartida f de nacimiento/defunción/matrimonio
certificate of airworthinesscertificado m de aeronavegabilidad
certificate of depositcertificado m de depósito
certificate of incorporationescritura f de constitución (de una sociedad anónima)
certificate of origincertificado m de origen
Certificate of Secondary Education (Brit) (Scol) (formerly) → Título m de BUP
X certificate (Cine) → (para) mayores de 18 años

certificate

[sərˈtɪfɪkət] ncertificat m

certificate

nBescheinigung f, → Nachweis m; (of qualifications)Zeugnis nt, → Urkunde f; (of health)Zeugnis nt; (= marriage certificate)Trauschein m; (of baptism)Taufschein m; (= share certificate)Zertifikat nt; (Film) → Freigabe f

certificate

[səˈtɪfɪkɪt] n (gen) → certificato; (academic) → diploma m

certificate

(səˈtifikət) noun
a written official declaration of some fact. a marriage certificate.
Certificate of Secondary Education noun (abbreviation)
C.S.E.; a secondary school leaving certificate (given for each subject), of a lower level than the General Certificate of Education (university entrance).

certificate

شِهَادَة osvědčení certifikat Bescheinigung πιστοποιητικό certificado todistus certificat potvrda certificato 証明書 증명서 certificaat sertifikat świadectwo certificado удостоверение certifikat ประกาศนียบัตร sertifika giấy chứng nhận 证书

certificate

n. certificado;
death ______ de defunción.

certificate

n certificado, acta, partida; birth — acta or partida de nacimiento; death — certificado de defunción
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10th April, 1815, in which Morrel, by the deputy procureur's advice, exaggerated with the best intentions (for Napoleon was then on the throne) the services Dantes had rendered to the imperial cause -- services which Villefort's certificates rendered indispensable.
If a man of your age, holding certificates, has not got past a second officer's berth, there must be a black mark against him somewhere.
Call in the families," said the mayor to the clerk whose business it was to read aloud the certificates.
At last I resolved to confide in a renegade, a native of Murcia, who professed a very great friendship for me, and had given pledges that bound him to keep any secret I might entrust to him; for it is the custom with some renegades, when they intend to return to Christian territory, to carry about them certificates from captives of mark testifying, in whatever form they can, that such and such a renegade is a worthy man who has always shown kindness to Christians, and is anxious to escape on the first opportunity that may present itself.
The students prized these certificates highly, and they added greatly to the popularity of the night-school.
HAVING been summoned to serve as a juror, a Prominent Citizen sent a physician's certificate stating that he was afflicted with softening of the brain.
You would have no objection to signing a certificate of the fact, would you?
It was the marriage certificate of the dead parents, and the date it bore was March the twentieth, eighteen hundred and forty-six.
a Spaceland critic may ask: "Is not the procreation of a Square Son a certificate from Nature herself, proving the Equal-sidedness of the Father?
First," he put his hand in his coat, and took another paper from it, "that is the certificate which enables me to pass out of this city.
It suddenly appeared that Katerina Ivanovna had in her hands the very certificate of honour of which Marmeladov had spoken to Raskolnikov in the tavern, when he told him that Katerina Ivanovna, his wife, had danced the shawl dance before the governor and other great personages on leaving school.
It didn't strike me at the time that a Board of Trade certificate does not make an officer, not by a long long way.

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