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If I am uncertain of something and later I made myself certain again, is there a single word to express that?

Example:

"I was uncertain whether the result was correct. But I re-certained myself by double checking my calculations."

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  • I would say "deluded". – Hot Licks Jun 7 '19 at 17:38
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You could use the word reassure, about which the Oxford Dictionaries says

reassure
VERB

Say or do something to remove the doubts or fears of (someone)

She's planning to be a volunteer teacher; it reassures me to know she's got such great aspirations.

So you can say

I reassured myself by double checking my calculations.

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  • "...but I double-checked my calculations to confirm that it was correct." – Kate Bunting Jun 7 '19 at 16:26
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As in:

"I was uncertain whether the result was correct. But I satisfied myself by double checking my calculations."

satisfy TFD

  • a. To free from doubt or question; convince:
  • b. To provide sufficient explanation to dispel or answer (a doubt or question).
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“Verified.”

"I was uncertain whether the result was correct. But I verified my results by double checking my calculations."

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  • The thing is, you can use "verify" for the results, which you did by altering the sentence to say "verified my results". But since the question is about the word "myself", the word "verify" is not really applicable, since you cannot really "verify yourself". – Stacky Jun 9 '19 at 18:33
  • Sometimes what English learners are looking for simply doesn’t exist in English the way that it does in their native tongue. So no, I didn’t directly address the reference to “myself,” but I did give the author something they could use to express something quite similar which they can immediately use to express themselves and be understood. – mml Jun 10 '19 at 7:22

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