Certain and Explicit


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Certain adjective – Having been established and usually not subject to change.
Usage example: a certain percentage of the profits will go to charity

Explicit is a synonym for certain in determined topic. In some cases you can use "Explicit" instead an adjective "Certain", when it comes to topics like incontestable.
Nearby Words: certainty, certainly
Synonyms for Certain


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Explicit adjective – So clearly expressed as to leave no doubt about the meaning.
Usage example: explicit instructions about what to do in an emergency

Certain is a synonym for explicit in clear topic. You can use "Certain" instead an adjective "Explicit", if it concerns topics such as specific, incontestable.
Nearby Word: explicitly
Synonyms for Explicit

Things that words describes

part certain part explicit part
order certain order explicit order
point certain point explicit point
series certain series explicit series
Other nouns: scene, way, words, song, rules, elements, powers, songs, scenes, situations.

Both words in one sentence

  • Incest Subtext While A Song of Ice and Fire has quite a lot of explicit and confirmed incest between certain characters, there are also certain points which fit this trope.
  • Before Watchmen makes it explicit that something similar to the latter is what happened, though whether the Veidts were Jewish is never established for certain.
    Source: Word of Dante
  • Fan Fic / Racer and the Geek Loveable Sex Maniac: While nothing explicit has happened, Rainbow certain has this reputation.
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