Definition of certes in English:

certes

Syllabification: cer·tes
Pronunciation: /ˈsərtēz, sərts
 
/

adverb

archaic
  • Assuredly; I assure you.
    More example sentences
    • For certes it was later than I had bargained and at this late of an hour it was unlikely that I would find a winsome partner.
    • What seemed an eternity yet for certes was but a few moments I struggled to free myself from the carnage and whence I gained my feet stood amongst the mixed forces of those who did survive.
    • For certes I knew not.

Origin

Middle English: from Old French, based on Latin certus 'settled, sure'.

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