Certainty

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Certainty->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ certainty
certainty
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ necessity
necessity
&c. 601
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ certitude
certitude
surety
assurance
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ dead certainty
dead certainty
moral certainty
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ infallibleness
infallibleness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ infallibility
infallibility
reliability
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ indubitableness
indubitableness
inevitableness
unquestionableness
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ gospel
gospel
scripture
church
pope
court of final appeal
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ res judicata
res judicata
ultimatum positiveness
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ dogmatism
dogmatism
dogmatist
dogmatizer
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ doctrinaire
doctrinaire
bigot
opinionist
Sir Oracle
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ ipse dixit
ipse dixit
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ fact
fact
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ positive fact
positive fact
matter of fact
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ fait accompli
fait accompli
PARAG:Certainty->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be certain
be certain
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ stand to reason
stand to reason
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ render certain
render certain
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ insure
insure
ensure
assure
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ clinch
clinch
make sure
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ determine
determine
decide
set at rest
=> make assurance double sure
make assurance double sure
=>(Macbeth)
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ know
know
&c.(believe) 484
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ dogmatize
dogmatize
lay down the law
PARAG:Certainty->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ certain
certain
sure
assured
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ solid
solid
well-founded
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ unqualified
unqualified
absolute
positive
determinate
definite
clear
unequivocal
categorical
unmistakable
decisive
decided
ascertained
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ inevitable
inevitable
unavoidable
avoidless
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ ineluctable
ineluctable
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 4
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ unerring
unerring
infallible
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ unchangeable
unchangeable
&c. 150
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ to be depended on
to be depended on
trustworthy
reliable
bound
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 5
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ unimpeachable
unimpeachable
undeniable
unquestionable
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ indisputable
indisputable
incontestable
incontrovertible
indubitable
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ irrefutable
irrefutable
&c.(proven) 478
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ conclusive
conclusive
without power of appeal
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 6
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ indubious
indubious
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ without doubt
without doubt
beyond a doubt
without a shade or shadow of doubt
without question
beyond question
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ past dispute
past dispute
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ clear as day
clear as day
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ beyond all question
beyond all question
beyond all dispute
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ undoubted
undoubted
uncontested
unquestioned
undisputed
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ questionless
questionless
doubtless
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 7
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 7 \\ authoritative
authoritative
authentic
official
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 8
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 8 \\ sure as fate
sure as fate
sure as death and taxes
sure as a gun
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 9
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 9 \\ evident
evident
self-evident
axiomatic
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 9 \\ clear
clear
clear as day
clear as the sun at noonday
PARAG:Certainty->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ certainly
certainly
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ for certain
for certain
certes
sure
no doubt
doubtless
and no mistake
flagrante delicto
sure enough
to be sure
of course
as a matter of course
a coup sur
to a certainty
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ in truth
in truth
&c.(truly) 494
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ at any rate
at any rate
at all events
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ without fail
without fail
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ coute que coute
coute que coute
coute qu'il coute
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ whatever may happen
whatever may happen
if the worst come to the worst
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ come what may
come what may
happen what may
come what will
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ sink or swim
sink or swim
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ rain or shine
rain or shine

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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