What does accurate mean?

Definitions for accurate
ˈæk yər ɪtac·cu·rate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. accurateadjective

    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, preciseadjective

    (of ideas, images, representations, expressions) characterized by perfect conformity to fact or truth ; strictly correct

    "a precise image"; "a precise measurement"

Wiktionary

  1. accurateadjective

    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. accurateadjective

    Deviating only slightly or within acceptable limits.

    Etymology: * First attested in the 1610's.

  3. accurateadjective

    Precisely fixed; executed with care; careful.

    Etymology: * First attested in the 1610's.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Accurateadjective

    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. Accurateadjective

    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. 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 ?

  2. Carolyn Maloney:

    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.

  3. Jessica Levinson:

    The longer he has this conversation, the worse it is for an accurate census count.

  4. Prosecutor Daniel Suneson:

    The court has been of the same view as myself, with one big exception, which is whether or not a blow was dealt with a glass bottle, beyond that I feel the court made an accurate assessment.

  5. Kathryn Webster:

    I was kind of nervous in the beginning, but I thought it was amazing and I was really intrigued by how accurate it was, i think that this approach is phenomenal.

Images & Illustrations of accurate

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