Definitions for accurateˈæk yər ɪt
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ac•cu•rate*ˈæk yər ɪt(adj.)
free from error; conforming to truth:
an accurate description.
consistent with a standard, rule, or model:
an accurate scale.
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 )
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"
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
accurate(adjective)ˈæk yər ɪt
an accurate watch; an accurate report of events
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.
Deviating only slightly or within acceptable limits.
Precisely fixed; executed with care; careful.
Origin: * First attested in the 1610's.
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
precisely fixed; executed with care; careful
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.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'accurate' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3399
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'accurate' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3425
Rank popularity for the word 'accurate' in Adjectives Frequency: #455
Translations for accurate
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
an accurate drawing.
- exatoPortuguese (BR)
- exacto, precisoSpanish
- nákvæmur, réttur, skekkjulausIcelandic
- akurāts; rūpīgsLatvian
- precis, corectRomanian
- presný, správnySlovak
- exakt, riktigSwedish
- ถูกต้อง; แม่นยำThai
- doğru, tamTurkish
- 精確的Chinese (Trad.)
- بالکل صحیح ، ٹھیکUrdu
- đúng đắnVietnamese
- 精确的Chinese (Simp.)
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