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Definition 1: a document attesting to the truth of certain stated facts - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for certificate in the sense of this definition

(certificate is a kind of ...) writing that provides information (especially information of an official nature)

(... is a kind of certificate ) state approval of the articles of incorporation of a corporation

(... is a kind of certificate ) a copy of the official document giving details of a person's birth

(... is a kind of certificate ) a document certifying the successful completion of a course of study

(... is a kind of certificate ) an official document issued by a government and conferring on the recipient the rank of an officer in the armed forces

(... is a kind of certificate ) a certificate saying that a departing ship's company is healthy (to be presented at the next port of arrival)

(... is a kind of certificate ) a document certifying an act of registering

(... is a kind of certificate ) a certificate saying that the holder is qualified to teach in the public schools

(... is a kind of certificate ) a judicial certificate saying that a will is genuine and conferring on the executors the power to administer the estate

Definition 2: a formal declaration that documents a fact of relevance to finance and investment; the holder has a right to receive interest or dividends - [noun denoting possession]

Samples where certificate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he held several valuable securities

Synonyms for certificate in the sense of this definition

(certificate is a kind of ...) (law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right

(... is a kind of certificate ) a security that has been accepted for trading by one of the organized and registered securities exchanges in the US

(... is a kind of certificate ) a stock or bond that is not registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission and cannot be sold in the public market

(... is a kind of certificate ) a corporate security (usually bonds or preferred stock) that can be exchanged for another form of security (usually common stock)

(... is a kind of certificate ) a certificate showing who is responsible in an individually owned business

(... is a kind of certificate ) a certificate showing the interests of all parties in a business partnership

(... is a kind of certificate ) a security that makes no interest payments but instead is sold at a deep discount from its face value

(... is a kind of certificate ) a certificate of debt (usually interest-bearing or discounted) that is issued by a government or corporation in order to raise money; the issuer is required to pay a fixed sum annually until maturity and then a fixed sum to repay the principal

(... is a kind of certificate ) a security that is not subject to taxation

(... is a kind of certificate ) a certificate documenting the shareholder's ownership in the corporation

"the value of his stocks doubled during the past year"

(... is a kind of certificate ) a certificate whose value is recognized by the payer and payee; scrip is not currency but may be convertible into currency

(... is a kind of certificate ) a security whose owner's name is recorded on the books of the issuer (or issuer's agent)

(... is a kind of certificate ) a security created when a group of mortgages are gathered together and bonds are sold to other institutions or the public; investors receive a portion of the interest payments on the mortgages as well as the principal payments; usually guaranteed by the government

(... is a kind of certificate ) a security issued by United States government agencies or the Farm Credit System

(... is a kind of certificate ) a security traded in the over-the-counter market

Definition 3: authorize by certificate - [verb of communication]

(certificate is a kind of ...) grant authorization or clearance for

"Clear the manuscript for publication" "The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography"

Definition 4: present someone with a certificate - [verb of possession]

(certificate is a kind of ...) give, especially as an honor or reward

"bestow honors and prizes at graduation"

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