Definition of accurate
- an accurate diagnosis
- providing accurate color
- an accurate gauge
- an accurate shot/kick
- The next play, Johnson fielded a sharp grounder and made an accurate throw to first.
- —Joe Smith
- an accurate free-throw shooter
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.
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: free from mistakes or errors
: able to produce results that are correct : not making mistakes
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to emit the high shrill tone of bagpipes
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