certify Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “certify” - Learner’s Dictionary

certify

verb [T]     /ˈsɜːtɪfaɪ/
TRUTH formal
to say in a formal or official way that something is true or correct: [+ (that)] I certify that the information I have given is true. She was certified dead on arrival at the hospital.Accepting and agreeingAccepting and agreeing reluctantlyApproving and approval
CERTIFICATE
to give someone a certificate to say that they have completed a course of study: a certified accountantSchool and vocational qualifications
HEALTH
to say officially that someone has a mental illnessMental and psychiatric disorders
(Definition of certify from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
by ,
May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

Read More 

Word of the Day

ray

a narrow beam of light, heat, etc. travelling in a straight line from its place of origin

Word of the Day

convo noun
convo noun
May 23, 2016
informal a conversation The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

Read More