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Pronunciation:  [n]sur'tifikit, [v]sur'tifi`keyt, sur'tifikut

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a document attesting to the truth of certain stated facts
  2. [n]  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. [v]  authorize by certificate
  4. [v]  present someone with a certificate

CERTIFICATE is a 11 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: certification, credential, credentials, security
 See Also: agency security, authorise, authorize, award, bill of health, birth certificate, bond, bond certificate, card, certificate of incorporation, clear, commission, convertible, convertible security, diploma, document, government security, identity card, instrument, legal document, legal instrument, letter security, listed security, military commission, mortgage-backed security, official document, OTC security, over the counter security, papers, partnership certificate, pass, present, probate, probate will, proprietorship certificate, registered security, registration, scrip, sheepskin, stock, stock certificate, teacher's certificate, teaching certificate, unlisted security, written document, zero-coupon security



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Cer*tif"i*cate\, n. [F. certificat, fr. LL.
    certificatus made certain, p. p. of certificare. See {tify}.]
    1. A written testimony to the truth of any fact; as,
       certificate of good behavior.
    2. A written declaration legally authenticated.
    {Trial by certificate}, a trial which the testimony of the
       person certifying is the only proper criterion of the
       point in dispute; as, when the issue is whether a person
       was absent in the army, this is tried by the certificate
       of the proper officer in writing, under his seal.
  2. \Cer*tif"i*cate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p.
    {Certificated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Certificating}.] [See
    1. To verify or vouch for by certificate.
    2. To furnish with a certificate; as, to certificate the
       captain of a vessel; a certificated teacher.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a certificate in your dream, suggests that you are seeking some validity and truth to some situation.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: acceptance, acceptance bill, affidavit, attestation, authority, authorization, bank acceptance, bank check, bill, bill of draft, bill of exchange, bill of health, blank check, CD, certificate of deposit, certificate of proficiency, certification, certified check, check, checkbook, cheque, commercial paper, credential, debenture, demand bill, demand draft, deposition, diploma, draft, due bill, exchequer bill, IOU, letter of credit, MO, money order, navicert, negotiable instrument, notarized statement, note, note of hand, paper, postal order, promissory note, sheepskin, sight bill, sight draft, sworn statement, testamur, testimonial, ticket, time bill, time draft, trade acceptance, treasury bill, visa, vise, voucher, warrant, warranty, witness