Translation of "certain" - English-Spanish dictionary

certain

adjective uk /ˈsɜː·tən/ us /ˈsɜr·t̬ən/

B1 definite

seguro
I am certain that you’re doing the right thing.
It now looks certain that she is going to resign.
→ Opposite uncertain

B1 some

cierto
The museum is only open at certain times of the day.

(Translation of “certain” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

certain

adjective /ˈsəːtn/

true or without doubt

cierto
It’s certain that the world is round.

sure

seguro
I’m certain he’ll come
He is certain to forget
Being late is a certain way of losing one’s job.

one or some, not definitely named

cierto
certain doctors
a certain Mrs Smith
(also pronoun) certain of his friends.

slight; some

cierto
She detected a certain hostility in his manner
We were expecting a certain amount of bad weather.
certainly adverb

definitely

seguro
I can’t come today, but I’ll certainly come tomorrow.

of course

desde luego, por supuesto
You may certainly have a chocolate.
certainty noun (plural certainties)

something which cannot be doubted

certeza, seguridad
It’s a certainty that he will win.

freedom from doubt

certeza
Is there any certainty of success?
for certain

definitely

con certeza, con toda seguridad
She may come, but she can’t say for certain.
make certain

to act so that, or check that, something is sure

asegurar
Make certain you arrive early
I think he’s asleep, but you’d better make certain.

(Translation of “certain” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)