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.]
Exact in every way.
It is important that press information is accurate.Submitted by MaryC on February 1, 2020
British National Corpus
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
The numerical value of accurate in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of accurate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Examples of accurate in a Sentence
It's not racist at all, no, not at all. It comes from China, that's why. I want to be accurate.
The reporting of the results and circumstances surrounding the 2020 Iowa Democratic Party caucuses were unacceptable. As chair of the party, I apologize deeply for this, the bottom line is that we hit a stumbling block on the back end of the reporting of the data, but the one thing I want you to know : We know this data is accurate.
This is a deliberate effort to politicize the census for partisan gains that violates the standards set forth in the Constitution mandating an accurate count of the nation, congress should block this action by passing the Census IDEA Act, which I introduced last week. We cannot accept an incomplete or unfair count in 2020—too much is at stake.
Accurate knowledge is the basis of correct opinions; the want of it makes the opinions of most people of little value.
In 2018, White House and security clearance officials affirmed that Mr. Kushners security clearance was handled in the regular process with no pressure from anyone, that was conveyed to the media at the time, and new stories, if accurate, do not change what was affirmed at the time.
Popularity rank by frequency of use
Translations for accurate
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
Get even more translations for accurate »
Find a translation for the accurate definition in other languages:
Select another language:
- - Select -
- 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
- 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
- Español (Spanish)
- Esperanto (Esperanto)
- 日本語 (Japanese)
- Português (Portuguese)
- Deutsch (German)
- العربية (Arabic)
- Français (French)
- Русский (Russian)
- ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
- 한국어 (Korean)
- עברית (Hebrew)
- Український (Ukrainian)
- اردو (Urdu)
- Magyar (Hungarian)
- मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
- Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Italiano (Italian)
- தமிழ் (Tamil)
- Türkçe (Turkish)
- తెలుగు (Telugu)
- ภาษาไทย (Thai)
- Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
- Čeština (Czech)
- Polski (Polish)
- Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Românește (Romanian)
- Nederlands (Dutch)
- Ελληνικά (Greek)
- Latinum (Latin)
- Svenska (Swedish)
- Dansk (Danish)
- Suomi (Finnish)
- فارسی (Persian)
- ייִדיש (Yiddish)
- հայերեն (Armenian)
- Norsk (Norwegian)
- English (English)