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  • nounpositive assurance
  • nounfact, resulting truth

synonyms for certainty

  • confidence
  • inevitability
  • trust
  • belief
  • certitude
  • cinch
  • conviction
  • credence
  • definiteness
  • dogmatism
  • faith
  • firmness
  • lock
  • lockup
  • positiveness
  • positivism
  • setup
  • shoo-in
  • staunchness
  • steadiness
  • stock
  • store
  • sureness
  • surety
  • validity
  • all sewn up
  • authoritativeness
  • indubitableness
  • open and shut case
  • rain or shine
  • sure bet
  • sure thing
  • surefire
  • wrap-up
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antonyms for certainty

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  • distrust
  • disbelief
  • ambiguity
  • concept
  • doubt
  • hesitation
  • idea
  • questionableness
  • theory
  • uncertainty
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How to use certainty in a sentence

It’s time to establish the regulatory certainty to extract and trade space resources.
NASA WILL PAY FOR MOON ROCKS EXCAVATED BY PRIVATE COMPANIESNEEL PATELSEPTEMBER 10, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
“It’s time for regulatory certainty to extract and trade space resources,” Bridenstine said in a tweet.
NASA WANTS TO BUY MOON ROCKS FROM ANYONE WHO CAN FUND THEIR OWN SPACE TRIPVERNE KOPYTOFFSEPTEMBER 10, 2020FORTUNE
There are simply too many factors for anyone to offer certainty.
FOUR QUESTIONS TO ASK BEFORE GOING BACK TO THE OFFICELILA MACLELLANAUGUST 9, 2020QUARTZ
Although we noted that a 60-game season wouldn’t offer much less certainty than a 162-game campaign usually does, it’s also true that a sample of 60 games can be unrepresentative of how good a team actually is.
BAD TEAMS MAY BE POSING AS GOOD TEAMS IN A 60-GAME BASEBALL SEASONNEIL PAINE (NEIL.PAINE@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)AUGUST 7, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
When your opponent played rock or paper with equal probability, you knew with certainty they wouldn’t play scissors, and that meant if you played paper you couldn’t lose.
CAN YOU REACH THE BEACH?ZACH WISSNER-GROSSAUGUST 7, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Every year seemed to produce another front in the battle against the purveyors of old certainties, a new frontier on which to show that difference was nothing to be afraid of.
GENDER IS WHAT YOU MAKE OF IT - ISSUE 88: LOVE & SEXCHARLES KINGAUGUST 5, 2020NAUTILUS
Even if the league attempts to proceed without the Marlins, more outbreaks on other teams are a near certainty.
THE NFL SEASON WILL BE A DISASTER IF IT DOESN’T CHANGE COURSEADAM EPSTEINJULY 27, 2020QUARTZ
It's a certainty that they will be captured if they spend that money at any trading-post within our jurisdiction.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
I wouldn't part for a second with the certainty that I am the biggest figure in young England to-day.
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When an article is written, the financial reward (and we may as well live as not) is a matter of certainty.
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WORDS RELATED TO CERTAINTY

  • accurateness
  • carefulness
  • certainty
  • closeness
  • definiteness
  • definitiveness
  • definitude
  • efficiency
  • exactitude
  • exactness
  • faultlessness
  • incisiveness
  • mastery
  • meticulousness
  • preciseness
  • sharpness
  • skill
  • skillfulness
  • strictness
  • sureness
  • truthfulness
  • veracity
  • verity
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