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"
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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ak′kūr-āt, adj. done with care: exact.—n. Ac′curacy, correctness: exactness.—adv. Ac′curately.—n. Ac′curateness. [L. accuratus, performed with care (of things)—ad, to, cura, care.]
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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
The numerical value of accurate in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of accurate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Insanity is often the logic of an accurate mind overtaxed.
Often the information is not accurate, so many trips went in vain.
The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it.
Generally, the more questions asked by a net price calculator, the more accurate the results.
A stupid man's report of what a clever man says can never be accurate, because he unconciously translates what he hears into something he can understand.
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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- مضبوط, دقيقArabic
- прецизен, точенBulgarian
- exacte, precísCatalan, Valencian
- exakt, präzise, genauGerman
- correcto, preciso, justo, exactoSpanish
- tarkka, paikkansapitävä, täsmällinenFinnish
- exact, précisFrench
- cinnteachScottish Gaelic
- juste, exacte, precise, accurateInterlingua
- titis, teliti, akurat, cermat, tepatIndonesian
- 正確, 精密Japanese
- прецизен, точенMacedonian
- tepat, jituMalay
- exact, precies, nauwkeurig, trefzeker, accuraatDutch
- justo, acurado, exato, precisoPortuguese
- аккуратный, правильный, точныйRussian
- прецизан, тачан, točan, точан, precizan, tačanSerbo-Croatian
- dakik, kesinTurkish
- докладний, точнийUkrainian
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