Definitions for accurateˈæk yər ɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ac•cu•rate*ˈæk yər ɪt(adj.)

  1. free from error; conforming to truth:

    an accurate description.

  2. consistent with a standard, rule, or model:

    an accurate scale.

  3. not making mistakes; carefully precise; meticulous:

    an accurate typist.

* Syn: See correct.

Origin of accurate:

1605–15; < L accūrātus, ptp. of accūrāre to perform with care =ac-ac - +cūrāre to take care of (see cure )

ac′cu•rate•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. accurate(adj)

    conforming exactly or almost exactly to fact or to a standard or performing with total accuracy

    "an accurate reproduction"; "the accounting was accurate"; "accurate measurements"; "an accurate scale"

  2. accurate, exact, precise(adj)

    (of ideas, images, representations, expressions) characterized by perfect conformity to fact or truth ; strictly correct

    "a precise image"; "a precise measurement"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. accurate(adjective)ˈæk yər ɪt

    ≠ inaccurate

    an accurate watch; an accurate report of events

Wiktionary

  1. accurate(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.

  2. accurate(Adjective)

    Deviating only slightly or within acceptable limits.

  3. accurate(Adjective)

    Precisely fixed; executed with care; careful.

  4. Origin: * First attested in the 1610's.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Accurate(adj)

    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

  2. Accurate(adj)

    precisely fixed; executed with care; careful

Freebase

  1. ACCURATE

    ACCURATE was established in 2005 by a group of computer scientists, psychologists and policy experts to address problems with electronic voting. The NSF-funded organization seeks to provide fundamental research and reference materials about electronic voting for use by policy makers, vendors, the elections community and the general public.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'accurate' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3399

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'accurate' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3425

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'accurate' in Adjectives Frequency: #455


Translations for accurate

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

accurate(adjective)

exactly right

an accurate drawing.

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