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All's Well That Ends WellAW III.vi.85Certain it is that he will steal himself into a man'scertaine it is that he will steale himselfe into a mans
All's Well That Ends WellAW IV.iii.264man what honour I can, but of this I am not certain.man what honour I can, but of this I am not certaine.
All's Well That Ends WellAW V.iii.210I think she has. Certain it is I liked herI thinke she has; certaine it is I lyk'd her,
Antony and CleopatraAC II.i.28This is most certain that I shall deliver:This is most certaine, that I shall deliuer:
Antony and CleopatraAC II.ii.61I know you could not lack, I am certain on't,I know you could not lacke, I am certaine on't,
Antony and CleopatraAC II.vi.70A certain queen to Caesar in a mattress.A certaine Queene to Casar in a Matris.
Antony and CleopatraAC II.vii.18By certain scales i'th' pyramid. They knowBy certaine scales i'th' Pyramid: they know
Antony and CleopatraAC III.iii.21.2Is this certain?Is this certaine?
Antony and CleopatraAC III.vi.97Most certain. Sister, welcome. Pray youMost certaine: Sister welcome: pray you
Antony and CleopatraAC IV.v.11.3Most certain.Most certaine.
Antony and CleopatraAC V.ii.214Nay, 'tis most certain, Iras. Saucy lictorsNay, 'tis most certaine Iras: sawcie Lictors
Antony and CleopatraAC V.ii.222Nay that's certain.Nay that's certaine.
As You Like ItAYL I.ii.61Of a certain knight that swore by hisOf a certaine Knight, that swore by his
As You Like ItAYL V.iv.68dislike the cut of a certain courtier's beard. He sent medislike the cut of a certaine Courtiers beard: he sent me
The Comedy of ErrorsCE I.ii.24I am invited, sir, to certain merchants,I am inuited sir to certaine Marchants,
The Comedy of ErrorsCE II.ii.103Certain ones, then.Certaine ones then. 
The Comedy of ErrorsCE V.i.232For certain ducats. He with none returned.For certaine Duckets: he with none return'd. 
CoriolanusCor I.v.1.Enter certain Romans, with spoilsEnter certaine Romanes with spoiles.
CoriolanusCor I.vi.80A shield as hard as his. A certain number,A Shield, as hard as his. A certaine number
CoriolanusCor I.viii.14.1Here they fight, and certain Volsces come in the aid ofHeere they fight, and certaine Volces come in the ayde of
CoriolanusCor II.i.108Yes, certain, there's a letter for you, I saw't.Yes certaine, there's a Letter for you, I saw't.
CoriolanusCor II.iii.52Some certain of your brethren roared and ranSome certaine of your Brethren roar'd, and ranne
CoriolanusCor III.i.287Our certain death. Therefore it is decreedOur certaine death: therefore it is decreed,
CoriolanusCor V.iii.141The end of war's uncertain; but this certain,The end of Warres vncertaine: but this certaine,
CoriolanusCor V.iv.43Art thou certain this is true? Is't most certain?art thou certaine this is true? / Is't most certaine.
CoriolanusCor V.iv.44As certain as I know the sun is fire.As certaine as I know the Sun is fire:
CoriolanusCor V.vi.93For certain drops of salt, your city Rome – For certaine drops of Salt, your City Rome:
CymbelineCym I.iv.27How I would think on him at certain hours,How I would thinke on him at certaine houres,
CymbelineCym III.iii.48Is certain falling: or so slipp'ry thatIs certaine falling: or so slipp'ry, that
CymbelineCym III.iv.24but from proof as strong as my grief, and as certainbut from proofe as strong as my greefe, and as certaine
CymbelineCym III.iv.30if thou fear to strike, and to make me certain it isif thou feare to strike, and to make mee certaine it is
CymbelineCym III.v.67.2'Tis certain she is fled:'Tis certaine she is fled:
CymbelineCym V.v.255A certain stuff, which being ta'en would ceaseA certaine stuffe, which being tane, would cease
HamletHam I.v.10Doomed for a certain term to walk the night,Doom'd for a certaine terme to walke the night;
HamletHam III.i.16Madam, it so fell out that certain playersMadam, it so fell out, that certaine Players
HamletHam IV.iii.19Not where he eats, but where 'a is eaten. A certainNot where he eats, but where he is eaten, a certaine
HamletHam V.ii.11.2That is most certain.That is most certaine.
Henry IV Part 11H4 I.iii.32Came there a certain lord, neat and trimly dressed,Came there a certaine Lord, neat and trimly drest;
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.iii.9Why, that's certain. 'Tis dangerous to take a cold, toWhy that's certaine: 'Tis dangerous to take a Colde, to
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.iv.493Hath followed certain men unto this house.hath followed certaine men vnto this house.
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.iv.517Peto searcheth his pockets, and findeth certain papersHe searcheth his Pockets, and findeth certaine Papers.
Henry IV Part 11H4 IV.iii.4.2His is certain, ours is doubtful.His is certaine, ours is doubtfull.
Henry IV Part 11H4 IV.iii.19Drag back our expedition. Certain horseDrag backe our expedition: certaine Horse
Henry IV Part 11H4 IV.iii.79Some certain edicts and some strait decreesSome certaine Edicts, and some strait Decrees,
Henry IV Part 11H4 V.iv.136No, that's certain, I am not a double-man. ButNo, that's certaine: I am not a double man: but
Henry IV Part 22H4 I.i.12I bring you certain news from Shrewsbury.I bring you certaine newes from Shrewsbury.
Henry IV Part 22H4 I.i.92Your spirit is too true, your fears too certain.Your Spirit is too true, your Feares too certaine.
Henry IV Part 22H4 I.i.188I hear for certain, and do speak the truth,I heare for certaine, and do speake the truth:
Henry IV Part 22H4 I.iii.85.1I have no certain notice.I haue no certaine notice.
Henry IV Part 22H4 III.i.99A certain instance that Glendower is dead.A certaine instance, that Glendour is dead.
Henry IV Part 22H4 III.ii.35Certain, 'tis certain, very sure, very sure.Certaine: 'tis certaine: very sure, very sure:
Henry IV Part 22H4 III.ii.36Death, as the Psalmist saith, is certain to all; all shallDeath is certaine to all, all shall
Henry IV Part 22H4 III.ii.39Death is certain. Is old Double of your townDeath is certaine. Is old Double of your Towne
Henry IV Part 22H4 III.ii.203be old, certain she's old, and had Robin Nightwork bybe old: certaine shee's old: and had Robin Night-worke, by
Henry IV Part 22H4 IV.iv.130This apoplexy will certain be his end.This Apoplexie will (certaine) be his end.
Henry IV Part 22H4 V.i.68better command his servants. It is certain that eitherbetter command his Seruants. It is certaine, that either
Henry IV Part 22H4 V.v.23It is best, certain.It is most certaine.
Henry VH5 I.i.87Of his true titles to some certain dukedoms,Of his true Titles to some certaine Dukedomes,
Henry VH5 I.ii.47There left behind and settled certain French,There left behind and settled certaine French:
Henry VH5 I.ii.248Did claim some certain dukedoms, in the rightDid claime some certaine Dukedomes, in the right
Henry VH5 II.i.13Faith, I will live so long as I may, that's the certainFaith, I will liue so long as I may, that's the certaine
Henry VH5 II.i.16It is certain, Corporal, that he is married toIt is certaine Corporall, that he is marryed to
Henry VH5 II.iv.67Exeunt Messenger and certain lords
Henry VH5 III.ii.75that is certain, and of great expedition andthat is certain, and of great expedition
Henry VH5 III.v.1'Tis certain he hath passed the River Somme.'Tis certaine he hath past the Riuer Some.
Henry VH5 IV.i.181'Tis certain, every man that dies ill, the ill'Tis certaine, euery man that dyes ill, the ill
Henry VH5 IV.vii.5'Tis certain there's not a boy left alive, and theTis certaine, there's not a boy left aliue, and the
Henry VI Part 11H6 I.ii.59For they are certain and unfallible.For they are certaine, and vnfallible.
Henry VI Part 11H6 IV.i.95About a certain question in the lawAbout a certaine question in the Law,
Henry VIIIH8 I.i.115.2certain of the guard, and two Secretaries with papers.certaine of the Guard, and two Secretaries with Papers:
Henry VIIIH8 I.ii.159'Twould prove the verity of certain words'Twould proue the verity of certaine words
Henry VIIIH8 II.i.125This from a dying man receive as certain:This from a dying man receiue as certaine:
Henry VIIIH8 II.i.155Fresher than e'er it was, and held for certainFresher then e're it was; and held for certaine
Henry VIIIH8 II.iv.71We are a queen, or long have dreamed so, certainWe are a Queene (or long haue dream'd so) certaine
Henry VIIIH8 II.iv.171Scruple, and prick, on certain speeches utteredScruple, and pricke, on certaine Speeches vtter'd
Henry VIIIH8 IV.i.37.2510. Certain Ladies or Countesses, with plain circlets10 Certaine Ladies or Countesses, with plaine Circlets
Henry VIIIH8 IV.ii.83.6congie unto her, then dance; and, at certain changes,Conge vnto her, then Dance: and at certaine Changes,
Henry VIIIH8 V.ii.12Pray heaven he sound not my disgrace! For certainPray heauen he sound not my disgrace: for certaine
Henry VIIIH8 V.iii.107.2'Tis now too certain.Tis now too certaine;
Julius CaesarJC I.i.1.1Enter Flavius, Marullus, and certain commoners overEnter Flauius, Murellus, and certaine Commoners ouer
Julius CaesarJC I.iii.122Some certain of the noblest-minded RomansSome certaine of the Noblest minded Romans
Julius CaesarJC III.ii.70.2Nay, that's certain.Nay that's certaine:
Julius CaesarJC III.ii.114Therefore 'tis certain he was not ambitious.Therefore 'tis certaine, he was not Ambitious.
Julius CaesarJC IV.iii.70For certain sums of gold, which you denied me;For certaine summes of Gold, which you deny'd me,
Julius CaesarJC IV.iii.187For certain she is dead, and by strange manner.For certaine she is dead, and by strange manner.
King Edward IIIE3 I.ii.41For the division of this certain spoil.For the deuision of this certayne spoyle.
King Edward IIIE3 IV.iv.38And on the hill behind stands certain deathAnd on the Hill behind stands certaine death,
King JohnKJ I.i.59Most certain of one mother, mighty King – Most certain of one mother, mighty King,
King JohnKJ I.i.61But for the certain knowledge of that truthBut for the certaine knowledge of that truth,
King JohnKJ II.i.372Be by some certain king purged and deposed.Be by some certaine king, purg'd and depos'd.
King JohnKJ IV.ii.105No certain life achieved by others' death.No certaine life atchieu'd by others death:
King LearKL I.i.286That's most certain, and with you; next monthThat's most certaine, and with you: next moneth
King LearKL I.ii.83you should run a certain course; where, if you violentlyyou shold run a certaine course: where, if you violently
King LearKL III.v.14If the matter of this paper be certain, you haveIf the matter of this Paper be certain, you haue
King LearKL IV.ii.33Cannot be bordered certain in itself.
King LearKL IV.vii.87Most certain, sir.
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.ii.146very religiously; and as a certain father saith –very religiously: and as a certaine Father saith
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.ii.151I do dine today at the father's of a certainI do dine to day at the fathers of a certaine
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.iii.154There is no certain princess that appears;There is no certaine Princesse that appeares.
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.iii.188.1Some certain treason.Some certaine treason.
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.i.100the world, I recount no fable! Some certain specialthe world I recount no fable, some certaine speciall
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.638More calf, certain.More Calfe certaine.
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.651A man so breathed that certain he would fight, yea,A man so breathed, that certaine he would fight: yea
MacbethMac II.iv.14And Duncan's horses – a thing most strange and certainAnd Duncans Horses, (A thing most strange, and certaine)
MacbethMac III.i.120For certain friends that are both his and mine,For certaine friends that are both his, and mine,
MacbethMac V.ii.8For certain, sir, he is not. I have a fileFor certaine Sir, he is not: I haue a File
MacbethMac V.ii.14Do call it valiant fury; but for certainDo call it valiant Fury, but for certaine
MacbethMac V.iv.20But certain issue strokes must arbitrate;But certaine issue, stroakes must arbitrate,
Measure for MeasureMM I.ii.131send for certain of my creditors. And yet, to say thesend for certaine of my Creditors: and yet, to say the
Measure for MeasureMM I.iv.89I'll send him certain word of my success.Ile send him certaine word of my successe.
Measure for MeasureMM III.i.23And what thou hast, forget'st. Thou art not certain,And what thou hast forgetst. Thou art not certaine,
Measure for MeasureMM III.ii.103he was begot between two stockfishes. But it is certainhe was begot betweene two Stock-fishes. But it is certaine,
Measure for MeasureMM IV.iii.54to die this day, that's certain.to die this day, that's certaine.
Measure for MeasureMM V.i.129For certain words he spake against your graceFor certaine words he spake against your Grace
The Merchant of VeniceMV I.iii.81The skilful shepherd peeled me certain wands,The skilfull shepheard pil'd me certaine wands,
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.vi.29Lorenzo certain, and my love indeed,Lorenzo certaine, and my loue indeed,
The Merchant of VeniceMV III.i.24That's certain. I for my part knew the tailorThat's certaine, I for my part knew the Tailor
The Merchant of VeniceMV III.i.30That's certain, if the devil may be her judge.That's certaine, if the diuell may be her Iudge.
The Merchant of VeniceMV IV.i.60More than a lodged hate and a certain loathingMore then a lodg'd hate, and a certaine loathing
The Merchant of VeniceMV V.i.287For here I read for certain that my shipsFor heere I reade for certaine that my ships
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW III.iii.106such a man here! But 'tis most certain your husband'ssuch a man heere: but 'tis most certaine your husband's
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND I.i.92Thy crazed title to my certain right.Thy crazed title to my certaine right.
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND II.i.153And certain stars shot madly from their spheresAnd certaine starres shot madly from their Spheares,
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND II.i.157Cupid all armed. A certain aim he tookCupid all arm'd; a certaine aime he tooke
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.ii.280Be certain. Nothing truer – 'tis no jestBe certaine, nothing truer: 'tis no iest,
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND V.i.129This beauteous lady Thisbe is, certain.This beauteous Lady, Thisby is certaine.
Much Ado About NothingMA I.i.116Then is courtesy a turncoat. But it is certain IThen is curtesie a turne-coate, but it is certaine I
Much Ado About NothingMA II.i.159'Tis certain so; the Prince woos for himself.'Tis certaine so, the Prince woes for himselfe:
Much Ado About NothingMA II.iii.29be, that's certain; wise, or I'll none; virtuous, or I'llbe, that's certaine: wise, or Ile none: vertuous, or Ile
Much Ado About NothingMA IV.ii.5Nay, that's certain; we have the exhibition toNay that's certaine, wee haue the exhibition to
Much Ado About NothingMA V.i.159is wise:’ ‘ Certain,’ said she, ‘ a wise gentleman.’ ‘ Nay,’is wise: certain said she, a wise gentleman: nay
OthelloOth I.iii.43'Tis certain then for Cyprus.'Tis certaine then for Cyprus:
OthelloOth II.ii.2General, that upon certain tidings now arrived importingGenerall. That vpon certaine tydings now arriu'd, importing
OthelloOth III.iii.127Certain, men should be what they seem.Certaine, men should be what they seeme.
OthelloOth III.iii.166Who certain of his fate loves not his wronger,Who certaine ofhis Fate, loues not his wronger:
OthelloOth IV.i.74.1O, thou art wise, 'tis certain.Oh, thou art wise: 'tis certaine.
OthelloOth IV.i.135certain Venetians, and thither comes the bauble and, bycertaine Venetians, and thither comes the Bauble, and
OthelloOth IV.i.194Nay, that's certain – but yet the pity of it, Iago!Nay that's certaine: / But yet the pitty of it, Iago:
PericlesPer I.i.126Then were it certain you were not so badThen were it certaine you were not so bad,
PericlesPer II.i.151of the waters. There are certain condolements, certainof the Waters: there are certaine Condolements, certaine
PericlesPer III.iv.1Madam, this letter, and some certain jewels,Madam, this Letter, and some certaine Iewels,
PericlesPer Chorus.IV.19For certain in our story sheFor certaine in our storie, shee
PericlesPer V.iii.20.2'Tis most certain.T'is most certaine.
Richard IIIR3 I.iv.122Faith, some certain dregs of conscienceSome certaine dregges of conscience
Romeo and JulietRJ IV.i.21.2That's a certain text.That's a certaine text.
The TempestTem III.ii.56That's most certain.That's most certaine.
The TempestTem IV.i.134.1Enter certain NymphsEnter Certaine Nimphes.
The TempestTem IV.i.139.1Enter certain Reapers, properly habited. They joinEnter certaine Reapers (properly habited:) they ioyne
The TempestTem V.i.55Bury it certain fathoms in the earth,Bury it certaine fadomes in the earth,
The TempestTem V.i.125Believe things certain. Welcome, my friends all!Beleeue things certaine: Wellcome, my friends all,
The TempestTem V.i.158Been justled from your senses, know for certainBeene iustled from your sences, know for certain
Timon of AthensTim I.i.40.1Enter certain senators, and pass over the stageEnter certaine Senators.
Timon of AthensTim I.ii.114Please you, my lord, there are certain ladiesPlease you my Lord, there are certaine Ladies
Timon of AthensTim I.ii.172My lord, there are certain nobles of theMy Lord, there are certaine Nobles of the
Timon of AthensTim II.ii.19My lord, here is a note of certain dues.My Lord, heere is a note of certaine dues.
Timon of AthensTim II.ii.217With certain half-caps and cold-moving nodsWith certaine halfe-caps, and cold mouing nods,
Timon of AthensTim III.iv.47.1We wait for certain money here, sir.We waite for certaine Money heere, sir.
Timon of AthensTim III.iv.48If money were as certain as your waiting,if Money were as certaine as your waiting,
Timon of AthensTim V.i.5Certain. Alcibiades reports it. Phrynia andCertaine. / Alcibiades reports it: Phrinica and
Titus AndronicusTit II.i.95Why then, it seems some certain snatch or soWhy then it seemes some certaine snatch or so
Troilus and CressidaTC III.iii.7From certain and possessed conveniences,From certaine and possest conueniences,
Troilus and CressidaTC III.iii.75'Tis certain, greatness, once fallen out with fortune,'Tis certaine, greatnesse once falne out with fortune,
Troilus and CressidaTC IV.i.42Or, rather, call my thought a certain knowledge – (Or rather call my thought a certaine knowledge)
Twelfth NightTN I.v.180Most certain, if you are she, you do usurp yourself;Most certaine, if you are she, you do vsurp your selfe:
Twelfth NightTN II.iii.61Most certain. Let our catch be ‘ ThouMost certaine: Let our Catch be, Thou
Twelfth NightTN III.i.14Nay, that's certain. They that dally nicely withNay that's certaine: they that dally nicely with
Twelfth NightTN III.iv.245sword stark naked; for meddle you must, that's certain,sword starke naked: for meddle you must that's certain,
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG II.i.34Without you? Nay, that's certain; for without youWithout you? nay, that's certaine: for without / you
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG II.v.5some certain shot be paid, and the hostess say,some certaine shot be paid, and the Hostesse say
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG IV.i.1.1Enter certain OutlawsEnter Valentine, Speed, and certaine Out-lawes.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK I.ii.40A certain evil; where not to be even jumpA certaine evill, where not to be ev'n Iumpe
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK II.i.174That was a fair boy, certain, but a foolThat was a faire Boy certaine, but a foole,
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK II.ii.24My masters, I'll be there, that's certain.My Masters, ile be there that's certaine.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK III.i.101And do the deed with a bent brow. Most certainAnd doe the deede with a bent brow, most crtaine
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK V.iv.18As to us death is certain; a grain of honourAs to us death is certaine: A graine of honour
The Winter's TaleWT I.ii.362Forsake the court: to do't or no is certainForsake the Court: to do't, or no, is certaine
The Winter's TaleWT II.i.127Be certain what you do, sir, lest your justiceBe certaine what you do (Sir) least your Iustice
The Winter's TaleWT III.ii.117.1Exeunt certain Officers
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iv.234will also be the bondage of certain ribbons and gloves.will also be the bondage of certaine Ribbons and Gloues.
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iv.564To unpathed waters, undreamed shores, most certainTo vnpath'd Waters, vndream'd Shores; most certaine,
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iv.567Nothing so certain as your anchors, whoNothing so certaine, as your Anchors, who


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The Passionate PilgrimPP.20.55 These are certain signs to know These are certaine signes, to know
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1311 Her certain sorrow writ uncertainly. Her certaine sorrow writ vncertainely,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1612 Begins the sad dirge of her certain ending. Begins the sad Dirge of her certaine ending,
SonnetsSonn.115.11 When I was certain o'er incertainty, When I was certaine ore in-certainty,
Venus and AdonisVen.588 To hunt the boar with certain of his friends. To hunt the boare with certaine of his frends.


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absolutecertain, definite, positive
apparentcertain, inevitable, evident
assuredcertain, definite, sure
boldconfident, certain, sure
certainsteady, settled, fixed
certainnumber of people, particular members
certainsure, unerring, accurate
certainreliable, trustworthy, definite
certainsecure, safe
doubtlesscertain, sure, free from doubt
evidentinevitable, certain, inescapable
evidentcertain, conclusive, definite
fixedcertain, indisputable, definite
forestalled[unclear meaning] certain to be refused
indubitatecertain, undoubted, undeniable
infallibleunquestionable, definite, certain
necessaryinevitable, unavoidable, certain
perfectcertain, definite, positive
resolvebe certain [of], rest assured, be sure
safesure, certain, assured
shunlessunavoidable, inescapable, certain
statute-capwoollen cap ordered (by an Act of 1571) to be worn on Sundays and holy days by all below a certain social rank
strongcertain, convincing, persuasive
surecertain, definite, reliable
thinkin 'think it': be certain of it
undoubtfulcertain, positive, definite
verilytrue, certain, right
well-knowncertain, clear, apparent
wistknew for certain


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certain to be refusedforestalled
certain, beresolve
certain, know forwist
know for certainwist
refused, certain to beforestalled

Themes and Topics

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An...d by a vowel but a problem is caused by certain sounds which display properties of both ...
Archaisms...or play script but they also turn up in certain types of character (such as school-maste...
Clothing... on sundays and holy days by all below a certain rank   for the low...
Comparison... ancient’st wt iv i 10 most certain certain’st tnk v iv 21 mo...
Discourse markers... it will let in and out the enemy be certain of it la ham iv v 57 inde...
... from east west north and south be certain of it x reformulates or adds to a...
Farewells...he chief exception) or are used only in certain contexts (e g ‘make my farewells’) mod...
Functional shift...form of conversion is noun-to-verb with certain types of noun particularly involved mos...
... * in sense of ‘bring by looks into a certain condition’ medicine cym iv i...
Frequently Encountered Words (FEW)...hello] that cuckold lives in bliss / who certain of his fate loves not his wronger cuck...

Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
CERTAINBASICcertain adj, certes adv
CERTAINNOTincertain adj, incertainty n, uncertain adj, uncertainly adv, uncertainty n


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