What does accurate mean?

Definitions for accurate
ˈæk yər ɪtac·cu·rate

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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"

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.

    Etymology: * First attested in the 1610's.

  2. accurate(Adjective)

    Deviating only slightly or within acceptable limits.

    Etymology: * First attested in the 1610's.

  3. accurate(Adjective)

    Precisely fixed; executed with care; careful.

    Etymology: * 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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Accurate

    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.]

Editors Contribution

  1. accurate

    Exact and perfect.

    It is important that press information is accurate.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 1, 2020  

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

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How to say accurate in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of accurate in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of accurate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of accurate in a Sentence

  1. Cedric Leighton:

    For them, accuracy is something that they have had difficulties with in the past, but they are getting more and more accurate with each of the missile tests that we have seen.

  2. John Sarbanes:

    What we're trying to do is create a roadmap for how to protect people's vote and their voice everywhere in this country, if we can learn something from challenging these deficiencies in our voting process( in Florida) and our voting system in this country, you're putting together a handbook not to steal elections but to have elections be an accurate reflection of the will and the voice of the people.

  3. Tanya Froehlich:

    Our study assessed pyrethroid exposure using 3-PBA concentrations in a single urine sample, given that pyrethroids are non-persistent and rapidly metabolized, measurements over time would provide a more accurate assessment of typical exposure and are recommended in future studies before we can say definitively whether our results have public health ramifications.

  4. An ABC News spokesperson:

    Reporting the facts accurately is the cornerstone of our journalism, as Kobe Bryant acknowledged on Sunday, Matt Gutman's initial reporting was not accurate and failed to meet our editorial standards.

  5. Steve Ballmer:

    The one thing that I think you can ground on and say is accurate, is numbers, not adjectives that reflect what went on in the past, i think government numbers, not forecasts or third party analysis tells us the best story.

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