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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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. 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.

  2. Eldad Tamir:

    It's a bit early to assess the quality of the data and their significance, but if they are accurate, the discovery off Egypt's coast is bad news for the Israeli economy and the companies holding the (gas) assets in particular.

  3. Jerome Corsi:

    I know my motivation is to tell the truth. And I will affirm that what is in the indictment about me is accurate. And I will affirm that if asked to in court, so that means that Jerome Corsis're willing to testify against Roger Stone, theoretically, if need be. Jerome Corsis will affirm that the -- what's in the indictment is correct ?

  4. Larsen Haidle:

    It was difficult for consumers to be able to determine how accurate the test result is, how reliable it is, and if you sent a test result to more than one lab you could easily get a different interpretation of your risk based on the same question, that was part of what prompted the whole concern in that era.

  5. Eric Ingram:

    We got a group together of all the student athletes of color and, in wake of everything that's happening in America, we decided that it's an incredibly accurate and timely example of just why we're put in these situations and why we face what we face in terms of systematic racism and just all these hard challenges we have to overcome, and Brown indirectly made it harder for us to overcome those obstacles and clear those hurdles.

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