Synonyms for accurate

Grammar : Adj
Spell : ak-yer-it
Phonetic Transcription : ˈæk yər ɪt

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Définition of accurate

Origin :
  • 1610s, "done with care," from Latin accuratus "prepared with care, exact, elaborate," past participle of accurare "take care of," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + curare "take care of" (see cure). The notion of doing something carefully led to that of being exact (1650s). Related: Accurately; accurateness.
  • adj precise
  • adj correct, without error
Example sentences :
  • An accurate knowledge of our defects will soonest lead to their cure.
  • Extract from : « Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 327 » by Various
  • What the people knows does not matter, were its knowledge ever so accurate.
  • Extract from : « The Secret Agent » by Joseph Conrad
  • But a sober, measured statement you can conclude is accurate.
  • Extract from : « The Forest » by Stewart Edward White
  • Hast thou heard the saying of Gwiawn, The observer of accurate sight?
  • Extract from : « Y Gododin » by Aneurin
  • Yes; and no doubt they came to one accurate enough, in the end.
  • Extract from : « Graham's Magazine Vol XXXII. No. 3. March 1848 » by Various
  • The portrait of the author, engraved by Cheney, is the most accurate we have seen.
  • Extract from : « Graham's Magazine Vol. XXXII No. 2. February 1848 » by Various
  • He had the classic style, accurate, evenly balanced, and supple.
  • Extract from : « L'Assommoir » by Emile Zola
  • Such is the finding of the most accurate of Argentine historians.
  • Extract from : « Latin America and the United States » by Elihu Root
  • These are small matters, perhaps, but your sportsman cannot be too accurate.
  • Extract from : « Punch or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, December 9, 1914 » by Various
  • You are most accurate, I said, in your recollection; in music there certainly was nothing of the kind.
  • Extract from : « The Republic » by Plato

Antonyms for accurate

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