Definition of Accurate

1. Adjective. Conforming exactly or almost exactly to fact or to a standard or performing with total accuracy. "An accurate scale"




2. Adjective. (of ideas, images, representations, expressions) characterized by perfect conformity to fact or truth ; strictly correct. "A precise measurement"
Exact synonyms: Exact, Precise
Similar to: Correct, Right
Derivative terms: Exactness, Preciseness

Definition of Accurate

1. a. In exact or careful conformity to truth, or to some standard of requirement, the result of care or pains; free from failure, error, or defect; exact; as, an accurate calculator; an accurate measure; accurate expression, knowledge, etc.

Definition of Accurate

1. Adjective. In exact or careful conformity to truth; the result of care or pains; free from failure, error, or defect; exact; as, an ''accurate'' calculator; an ''accurate'' measure; ''accurate'' expression, knowledge, etc. ¹

2. Adjective. Deviating only slightly or within acceptable limits. ¹

3. Adjective. (context: obsolete) Precisely fixed; executed with care; careful. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Accurate

1. free from error [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Accurate

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accumulation analysis
accumulation disease
accumulation point
accumulation points
accumulations
accumulatios
accumulative
accumulatively
accumulativeness
accumulator
accumulator register
accumulators
accuracies
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accurate (current term)
accurately
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Literary usage of Accurate

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1. Transactions by European Orthodontic Society, University of Glasgow Oriental Society, Caernarvonshire Historical Society, Grotius Society, Wentworth Historical Society, Swindon Engineering Society, Society of Automobile Engineers (1864)
"Importance of a uniform and accurate standard of Homoeopathic medicinal ... The " importance of an accurate and uniform standard of Homoeopathic medicinal ..."

2. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1901)
"Many devices have been resorted to in order to obviate the errors arising from these causes, with the general result that an accurate gravimetric analysis ..."

3. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1897)
"accurate MEASUREMENTS FOR SCOLIOSIS. JAMES K. YOUNG, MD [Read December 8, 1897. ... These include all procedures, from the accurate ..."

4. The Journal of Educational Research by American Educational Research Association (1922)
"AN accurate INDEX OF NATIONALITY ... Therefore, when it becomes possible to point out methods of procedure productive of more accurate results, ..."

5. Biennial report by Minnesota Tax Commission, Washington (State). Board of State Land Commissioners, Washington (State), Board of State Land Commissioners (1916)
"Ill—COMPARATIVE COSTS OF STATE GOVERNMENT IN SIX NORTH CENTRAL STATES accurate Comparisons Difficult to Make To make an accurate comparison of the cost of ..."

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