What does Accuracy mean?

Definitions for Accuracyˈæk yər ə si

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Accuracy.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. accuracy, truth(noun)

    the quality of being near to the true value

    "he was beginning to doubt the accuracy of his compass"; "the lawyer questioned the truth of my account"

  2. accuracy(noun)

    (mathematics) the number of significant figures given in a number

    "the atomic clock enabled scientists to measure time with much greater accuracy"


  1. accuracy(Noun)

    The state of being accurate; freedom from mistakes, this exemption arising from carefulness; exactness; nicety; correctness

    The value of testimony depends on its accuracy.

  2. accuracy(Noun)

    Exact conformity to truth, or to a rule or model; degree of conformity of a measure to a true or standard value.

  3. Origin: * First attested in the 1660's.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Accuracy(noun)

    the state of being accurate; freedom from mistakes, this exemption arising from carefulness; exact conformity to truth, or to a rule or model; precision; exactness; nicety; correctness; as, the value of testimony depends on its accuracy

  2. Origin: [See Accurate.]

Editors Contribution

  1. Accuracy

    The extent to which a given measurement agrees with the standard value for that measurement.

    Standard Deviation

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Accuracy' in Nouns Frequency: #2072


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Accuracy in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Accuracy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Martha Beck:

    Whoever said love is blind is dead wrong. Love is the only thing that lets us see each other with the remotest accuracy…

  2. Florence Shinn:

    The game of life is the game of boomerangs. Our thoughts, deeds and words return to us sooner or later, with astounding accuracy.

  3. David Assael:

    We're not talking about historical accuracy, we're talking about art. I've set in motion a geometric inevitability. If I start chiseling there, chipping here, the whole form is compromised.

  4. Adam Scott:

    The wind was flipping, it was tough to get the right yardage let alone the accuracy, i felt like I really hung in there nicely. To grab five bogeys on a day like today, if I can do that tomorrow I think I will be in good shape.

  5. John Dewey:

    There is more than a verbal tie between the words common, community, and communication.... Try the experiment of communicating, with fullness and accuracy, some experience to another, especially if it be somewhat complicated, and you will find your own attitude toward your experience changing.

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