verb (used with object), cer·tif·i·cat·ed, cer·tif·i·cat·ing.
- certificate of admeasurement,
- certificate of deposit,
- certificate of enrollment,
- certificate of incorporation,
- certificate of indebtedness
Origin of certificate
Examples from the Web for certificated
It is to a certificated teacher that, as an educationalist (if I may give myself so formidable a title), "I owe my soul."What Is and What Might Be|Edmond Holmes
Pilotage dues on sections of the river, or where it appears necessary to establish stations of certificated pilots.Stanley in Africa|James P. Boyd
What's more, he's a certificated man, and his say-so on a nautical observation of longitude would be legal in the courts.The Boy With the U.S. Miners|Francis Rolt-Wheeler
Is a certificated officer in the mercantile marine, intrusted with the entire charge of a ship, both as regards life and property.The Sailor's Word-Book|William Henry Smyth
There is a bureau where she is registered, certificated, and signs her name.The Mysteries of Paris, Volume 3 of 6|Eugne Sue
Word Origin for certificate
1610s, past participle adjective from obsolete certificate (v.), from Medieval Latin certificatus, past participle of certificare (see certify).
early 15c., "action of certifying," from French certificat, from Medieval Latin certificatum "thing certified," noun use of neuter past participle of certificare (see certify). Of documents, from mid-15c., especially a document which attests to someone's authorization to practice or do something (1540s).