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Definition 1: sharply exact or accurate or delimited - [adjective denoting all]

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

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

(precise is similar to ...) precisely as stated

"the very center of town"

(precise is similar to ...) precise to a fine degree

"due to the limitations of the available tools, a more refined analysis of the data may be necessary"

(precise is similar to ...) being precise with regard to a prescribed or specified criterion

"his guess was on the nose" "the prediction for snow was right on the button"

(precise is similar to ...) done with delicacy and skill

"a nice bit of craft" "a job requiring nice measurements with a micrometer" "a nice shot"

(precise is similar to ...) extremely precise with great attention to details

"examined it with microscopic care"

(precise is similar to ...) marked by precise accordance with details

"meticulous research" "punctilious in his attention to rules of etiquette"

(precise is similar to ...) developed in excessively fine detail

"finespun distinctions"

(precise is similar to ...) minutely precise especially in differences in meaning

"a fine distinction"

(precise is similar to ...) unerringly accurate

"a dead shot" "took dead aim"

(means also ...) (sometimes followed by `to') applying to or characterized by or distinguishing something particular or special or unique

"rules with specific application" "demands specific to the job" "a specific and detailed account of the accident"

(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 ...) easy to perceive; especially clearly outlined

"a distinct flavor" "a distinct odor of turpentine" "a distinct outline" "the ship appeared as a distinct silhouette" "distinct fingerprints"

(means also ...) conforming exactly or almost exactly to fact or to a standard or performing with total accuracy

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

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

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

  • a precise image
  • a precise measurement

Synonyms for precise in the sense of this definition

(precise 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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