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 Dictionary entry overview: What does sure thing mean? 

  The noun SURE THING has 1 sense:

1. something that is certain

  Familiarity information: SURE THING used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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Something that is certain

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects


sure thing; certainty; foregone conclusion

Context example:

his victory is a certainty

Hypernyms ("sure thing" is a kind of...):

quality (an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone)


certain (established beyond doubt or question; definitely known)

uncertain (not established beyond doubt; still undecided or unknown)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "sure thing"):

cert (an absolute certainty)

ineluctability; unavoidability (the quality of being impossible to avoid or evade)

inevitability; inevitableness (the quality of being unavoidable)

surety (something clearly established)

indisputability; indubitability; unquestionability; unquestionableness (the quality of being beyond question or dispute or doubt)

moral certainty (certainty based on an inner conviction)

predictability (the quality of being predictable)

slam dunk (something that is a sure to occur; a foregone conclusion)

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