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accurate

ac·cu·rate

accurate

 
 
pronunciation:
ae kyr iht
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: free of mistakes or error.
The newspaper published an accurate report of the event.She gave an accurate description of the suspect.
synonyms:
correct, exact, flawless, perfect, precise, right, true, truthful, unerring, veracious
antonyms:
erroneous, inaccurate
similar words:
authentic, factual, faithful, honest, just, literal, proper, thorough, valid
definition 2: careful and precise.
In science, it's extremely important to be accurate in one's measurements.
synonyms:
careful, conscientious, meticulous, particular, precise, rigorous, scrupulous, thorough
antonyms:
inaccurate
similar words:
close, detailed, literal, mathematical, minute, punctilious, strict, true
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derivations: accurately (adv.), accurateness (n.)
Word Builder: accurate +
  • accurately:
    in an accurate way.
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