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Definition 1: conforming exactly or almost exactly to fact or to a standard or performing with total accuracy - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where accurate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an accurate reproduction
  • the accounting was accurate
  • accurate measurements
  • an accurate scale

(accurate is similar to ...) in keeping with the facts

"set the record straight" "made sure the facts were straight in the report"

(accurate is similar to ...) marked by fidelity to an original

"a close translation" "a faithful copy of the portrait" "a faithful rendering of the observed facts"

(accurate is similar to ...) accurate and to the point

"a dead-on feel for characterization" "She avoids big scenes...preferring to rely on small gestures and dead-on dialogue"

(accurate is similar to ...) characterized by minimal distortion in sound reproduction

"a high-fidelity recording" "a hi-fi system"

(accurate is similar to ...) performed with great precision

"a surgical air strike"

(accurate is similar to ...) accurately placed or thrown

"his aim was true" "he was dead on target"

(accurate is similar to ...) precisely accurate

"a veracious account"

(means also ...) marked by strict and particular and complete accordance with fact

"an exact mind" "an exact copy" "hit the exact center of the target"

(means also ...) free from error; especially conforming to fact or truth

"the correct answer" "the correct version" "the right answer" "took the right road" "the right decision"

(means also ...) sharply exact or accurate or delimited

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

(... are attributes of accurate) the quality of being near to the true value

"he was beginning to doubt the accuracy of his compass" "the lawyer questioned the truth of my account"

Definition 2: (of ideas, images, representations, expressions) characterized by perfect conformity to fact or truth; strictly correct - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where accurate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a precise image
  • a precise measurement

Synonyms for accurate in the sense of this definition

(accurate is similar to ...) free from error; especially conforming to fact or truth

"the correct answer" "the correct version" "the right answer" "took the right road" "the right decision"

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