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certain

Δύο γὰρ, ἐπιστήμη τε καὶ δόξα, ὧν τὸ μὲν ἐπίστασθαι ποιέει, τὸ δὲ ἀγνοεῖν.
Hippocrates

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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adj.

To be relied on: P. and V. βέβαιος, πιστός, ἀσφαλής, φερέγγυος (Thuc. but rare P.), V. ἔμπεδος.

Clear: P. and V. σαφής, δῆλος, ἐμφανής; see clear.

It is practically certain: P. σχεδόν τι δῆλον (Plat., Crit. 53B).

Not to be disputed: P. ἀναμφισβήτητος.

Hastening to certain death: V. ὁρμώμενος εἰς προὖπτον Ἅιδην (Soph., O.C. 1439).

Accurate, exact: P. and V. ἀκριβής.

Not false: P. and V. ἀψευδής (Plat.).

Fixed upon, arranged: P. and V. προκείμενος, P. ῥητός.

A certain (Latin, quidam): P. and V. τις.

Be certain, positive: P. and V. πεπεῖσθαι (perf. pass. πείθειν), πιστεύειν, V. πιστοῦσθαι, Ar. and V. πεποιθέναι (2nd perf. act. πείθειν).

Be certain to: P. and V. μέλλειν (infin.).

For certain: see certainly.