Commentary: NP1[agent[human]] CERTIFY NP2[patient[human]]
NOTE: [+human] can also imply a collective made up of humans like 'congress' or 'the press'.
Ten years later, defeated for the Presidency and the governorship of
California, he certified himself politically kaput.
Instead he certified himself to become ever after the laughingstock.
In the meantime he certified himself as a VB.NET programmer.
I saw a doctor so sure of himself that he certified himself.
Fine Host told Goode that they would only continue his contract if he
certified himself as an MBE.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 3
Although the bank is obligated to cash the check, it need not certify it.
The drawee of a check has no obligation to certify the check.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2
Commentary: Syntax Includes: NP1[agent] CERTIFY NP2[concrete[inanimate]] NP1[agent] CERTIFY (that) [proposition]
NOTE: Be very careful not to tag adjectival instances.
She certified the product grade AAA meat.
However, some rabbis who do not belong to any of these organizations
certify kosher products under their own names.
I certify that this is true!
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 4
NOTE: NOT 'certifiable'
A doctor owes a duty of care towards a person whom he is asked to
Robert was certified insane.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 5