Dictionary.com

birth certificate

Save This Word!

noun
an official form recording the birth of a baby and containing pertinent data, as name, sex, date, place, and parents.
QUIZ
WILL YOU SAIL OR STUMBLE ON THESE GRAMMAR QUESTIONS?
Smoothly step over to these common grammar mistakes that trip many people up. Good luck!
Question 1 of 7
Fill in the blank: I can’t figure out _____ gave me this gift.

Origin of birth certificate

First recorded in 1895–1900

Words nearby birth certificate

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use birth certificate in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for birth certificate

birth certificate

noun
an official form giving details of the time and place of a person's birth, and his or her name, sex, mother's name and (usually) father's name
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK