Definitions for accurate
ˈæk yər ɪtac·cu·rate
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word accurate.
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, preciseadjective
(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.
Etymology: * First attested in the 1610's.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: accuratus, Lat.
No man living has made more accurate trials than Reaumure, that brightest ornament of France. John Colson, Elements of Nat. Phil.
Accuracy and precision are two measures of observational error. Accuracy is how close a given set of measurements (observations or readings) are to their true value, while precision is how close the measurements are to each other.
Accurate refers to the quality of being precise, correct, or exact. It is characterized by the absence of errors or mistakes and perfect conformity to a standard, truth, or reality. It could pertain to pieces of information, measurements, results, actions, etc. that fulfills the criteria or specification intended.
Accurate refers to the correctness, precision, or exactness of something. It usually describes information, measurements, or predictions that are free from errors, mistakes or discrepancies, and align closely or exactly with the true or accepted standard or value.
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.]
Exact and perfect.
It is important that press information is accurate.
Submitted by MaryC on February 1, 2020
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Rank popularity for the word 'accurate' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3399
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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
It's been incredible, just incredible the amount of response. It’s everything we could have possibly hoped for, in the sense of people feeling like even though it's a movie it's accurate enough, and in terms of the emotional and sort of familial sort of sense of reality that it's completely accurate.
Nothing can be called failure until you accept it as such. You can transmute all past failures and mistakes into assets. Adversity is Nature's method of disciplining people to learn to take possession of their own minds. Greatest blessings often come from the greatest adversities. Study yourself carefully and you may discover that your own emotions are your greatest handicap in the business of accurate thinking.
Insanity is often the logic of an accurate mind overtaxed.
The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it.
That clearly was neither accurate information, nor had it been accurate would it have been information that should be blurted out to the press, so it's wrong on both ... scores.
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- دقيق, مضبوطArabic
- прецизен, точенBulgarian
- exacte, precísCatalan, Valencian
- präzise, genau, exaktGerman
- justo, preciso, correcto, exactoSpanish
- täsmällinen, tarkka, paikkansapitäväFinnish
- précis, exactFrench
- cinnteachScottish Gaelic
- exacte, juste, precise, accurateInterlingua
- tepat, titis, teliti, akurat, cermatIndonesian
- 精密, 正確Japanese
- прецизен, точенMacedonian
- jitu, tepatMalay
- nauwkeurig, trefzeker, precies, exact, accuraatDutch
- preciso, acurado, exato, justoPortuguese
- правильный, точный, аккуратныйRussian
- precizan, točan, прецизан, тачан, точан, tačanSerbo-Croatian
- kesin, dakikTurkish
- докладний, точнийUkrainian
- chính xácVietnamese
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