Definitions for Accuracyˈæk yər ə si

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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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Adrian Huggins:

    Errors did not have a material impact on overall accuracy of the report.

  2. Bill Robles:

    He saw the drawing on air, and he said he was astonished by the accuracy. So I was subpoenaed.

  3. Batu Kutelia:

    The Russian army is an heir to the Soviet army and accuracy of strikes was never a priority for it.

  4. Mandira Shrestha:

    There is also a serious need for regional cooperation in data sharing to increase lead time and accuracy of forecasts.

  5. 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…

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