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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Certificate  \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. 
  --Blackstone. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Certificate  \Cer*tif"i*cate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p. 
  {Certificated};  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Certificating}.]  [See 
  {Certify}.] 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  certificate 
  n  1:  a  document  attesting  to  the  truth  of  certain  stated  facts 
  [syn:  {certification},  {credential},  {credentials}] 
  2:  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"  [syn:  {security}] 
  v  1:  present  someone  with  a  certificate 
  2:  authorize  by  certificate 




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