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accurate

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1 being in agreement with the truth or a fact or a standard
  • an accurate count of the number of people coming to the wedding reception
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on target, on the money

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2 following an original exactly
  • an accurate translation of the original story
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3 meeting the highest standard of accuracy
  • an accurate thermometer
  • accurate measurements
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Synonym Discussion of accurate

correct, accurate, exact, precise, nice, right mean conforming to fact, standard, or truth. correct usually implies freedom from fault or error.
    • correct answers
    • socially correct dress
accurate implies fidelity to fact or truth attained by exercise of care.
    • an accurate description
exact stresses a very strict agreement with fact, standard, or truth.
    • exact measurements
precise adds to exact an emphasis on sharpness of definition or delimitation.
    • precise calibration
nice stresses great precision and delicacy of adjustment or discrimination.
    • makes nice distinctions
right is close to correct but has a stronger positive emphasis on conformity to fact or truth rather than mere absence of error or fault.
    • the right thing to do

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