[ US /ˈækjɝət/ ]
[ UK /ˈækjʊɹət/ ]
  1. conforming exactly or almost exactly to fact or to a standard or performing with total accuracy
    the accounting was accurate
    an accurate reproduction
    accurate measurements
    an accurate scale
  2. (of ideas, images, representations, expressions) characterized by perfect conformity to fact or truth; strictly correct
    a precise measurement
    a precise image
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How To Use accurate In A Sentence

  • 8. The reporters all want Obama to make the sort of inaccurate, snide, snipy comments that the Clintons are now firing off daily. Archive 2008-03-01
  • It's not entirely accurate - the book is a bit darker than that, but there is a fair bit of lovable eccentricity to the characters.
  • A quartz watch powered by a battery is constantly powered and tells accurate time all the time and do not need time adjustment.
  • Physicians and hospitals fear the practice could unfairly penalize practitioners and say there's no way to benchmark quality accurately.
  • It built that knowledge into the system; if you typed a word inaccurately, Google would give you the right results anyway. In the Plex
  • In mining for precious stones such as diamonds, a method for accurately filtering the gems you want from the surrounding rock and soil is worth its weight in gold.
  • His brother Jeremiah played a stormer at corner back and his accurate deliveries to his forwards were one of the highlights of his play.
  • Tom Tedder's tragedy was that he had a perfectly accurate estimate of his own talents as an artist.
  • It is very hard to match digital computing, which is designed for precise, accurate calculations, to this domain.
  • Linear, scientific perspective allows for a fairly accurate mental reconstruction of the distances separating objects.
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