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    sane is offline Junior Member
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    certain vs. definite

    What are the differences between the usages of these two words?

    He will definitely (or certainly?) vote for X.

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    Anglika is offline No Longer With Us
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    Re: certain vs. definite

    Welcome to the forums.

    Quote Originally Posted by sane View Post
    What are the differences between the usages of these two words?

    He will definitely (or certainly?) vote for X.
    definitely indicates that without doubt he will vote for x; certainly indicates that he is extremely likely to vote for x.

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