1. certificate, certification, credential, credentials, document, written document, papers

usage: a document attesting to the truth of certain stated facts

2. security, certificate, legal document, legal instrument, official document, instrument

usage: a formal declaration that documents a fact of relevance to finance and investment; the holder has a right to receive interest or dividends; "he held several valuable securities"


1. certificate, award, present

usage: present someone with a certificate

2. certificate, authorize, authorise, pass, clear

usage: authorize by certificate

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