Accurate - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈækjərət|  American pronunciation of the word accurate
Brit.  |ˈakjʊrət|  British pronunciation of the word accurate

adjective

- (of ideas, images, representations, expressions) characterized by perfect conformity to fact or truth; strictly correct (syn: exact, precise)

Examples

The model is accurate down to the tiniest details.

Her novel is historically accurate.

The machines were not yet accurate enough to give useful results.

They were accurate in their prediction.

Such a clock is guaranteed to be accurate within one second in one million years.

The rifle was extremely accurate.

He is an accurate passer.

The brochure tries to give a fair and accurate description of each hotel.

Police believe Derek gave a reasonably accurate account of what happened.

The evidence she gave to the court was not strictly accurate (=not exactly accurate).

It is difficult to get accurate figures on population numbers.

The cutter is accurate to within ½ a millimetre.

It's impossible to predict the weather accurately.

Your conclusion may turn out to be accurate, but you're postulating a lot of ifs

They arm people with accurate information.

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