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Definitions for precise
prɪˈsaɪspre·cise

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. preciseadjective

    sharply exact or accurate or delimited

    "a precise mind"; "specified a precise amount"; "arrived at the precise moment"

  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. preciseadjective

    exact, accurate

  2. preciseadjective

    Of experimental results, consistent, clustered close together, agreeing with each other. This does not mean that they cluster near the true, correct, or accurate value.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Preciseadjective

    having determinate limitations; exactly or sharply defined or stated; definite; exact; nice; not vague or equivocal; as, precise rules of morality

  2. Preciseadjective

    strictly adhering or conforming to rule; very nice or exact; punctilious in conduct or ceremony; formal; ceremonious

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Precise

    prē-sīs′, adj. definite: exact: not vague: just of the right amount or measure: adhering too much to rule: excessively nice, punctilious, prim.—adv. Precise′ly.—ns. Precise′ness; Preci′sian, an over-precise person: a formalist: a puritan; Preci′sianism; Preci′sianist, Preci′sionist, a precisian; Preci′sion, quality of being precise: exactness: accuracy.—v.t. Preci′sionise, to make precise.—adj. Precī′sive, cutting off: pertaining to precision. [Fr. précis—L. præcisus, pa.p. of præcidĕrepræ, before, cædĕre, to cut.]

Editors Contribution

  1. precise

    Exact and accurate.

    They received the precise amount of goods in their order and are grateful.

    Submitted by MaryC on May 1, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'precise' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3358

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'precise' in Adjectives Frequency: #461

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of precise in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of precise in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of precise in a Sentence

  1. David Rodriguez:

    It's mainly about people coming for training and logistics support right now, for training sites, and that's what we see right now. As far as a huge command and control network, have not seen that yet, the numbers are somewhere around a couple hundred ... but again we don't have a specific precise assessment of that right now.

  2. Linda LaRue:

    If a T-shirt is off a half an inch (1.3 centimeters) it doesn’t’ matter, but because it’s a form-fitting garment active wear has to be precise.

  3. Charles Schroeder:

    These natural materials are easily degradable and require precise and controlled conditions for storage, preparation, and transport, with even a slight perturbation in the environmental controls, a batch of biologics could degrade and become unusable.

  4. Anna Zafesova:

    Not only because its one of very few sources of free information about corruption and the abuse of power in Putins Russia, but also because its a sign that Navalny is not just a famous media person, he has dozens of young women and men perfectly capable of carrying on his investigative work. Maybe they are less charismatic than he, but they are proof that the Russian opposition is not only virtual and cannot be silenced with the poisoning of its leader. POISONED KREMLIN CRITIC ALEXEI NAVALNY OUT OF COMA AND RESPONSIVE: GERMAN HOSPITAL Navalnys spokeswoman Kira Yarmysh and fellow team member Georgi Alburov front the Tatarstan film, and said they were followed and harassed while shooting by men who blocked their paths with quad bikes or lurked nearby. Some dramatic images along those lines appear in the film.Yarmysh talks about how Tatarstan was supposed to be one of Navalnys stops on his late summer swing through Russian regions ahead of elections. Navalny was lobbying forSmart Voting. He argued that ifhe and people like him couldnt run in elections in Russia, the next best thing wasto simply vote for a candidate who is not from the same party as President Vladimir Putin, United Russia. Navalnyfamously called it the party of crooks and thieves and wantedto chip away at its monopoly on power howeverpossible.He believes Smart Voting can eventually dislodge it from power. GERMANY SUGGESTS HALT TO RUSSIA PIPELINE PROJECT, SEEKS COOPERATION WITH NAVALNY POISONING INVESTIGATION In the documentary from Kazan, the capital of Tatarstan, Navalnys team keeps up his stylistic pace with drone video of what itidentifiesas the palatial homes of the regional president and his family, punctuated withvideoof the vast collection of fancy watches from Patek Phillipe to Breguet worn byleaderRustam Minnikhanov. Even if you dont understand Russian, it is compelling TV, Zafesova said. Navalnys investigations have evolved over the years from merely facts and analysis on his blog to full-scale movies.He invented a whole new way to oppose power, a mix of media and politics which is very important in a censored media environment like Russia and fills the void of free media as well as free debate and an independent judicial system.Navalnys videos are funny, clever, precise and shocking, not just angry denunciations of the wrongdoings of government.

  5. Bernd Weidensteiner:

    The precise timing is probably based on inflation. Our view is that it will be September, with June an outside possibility.

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