Synonyms for precision

Grammar : Noun
Spell : pri-sizh-uhn
Phonetic Transcription : prɪˈsɪʒ ən

Top 10 synonyms for precision Other synonyms for the word precision

Définition of precision

Origin :
  • 1630s, "a cutting off (mentally), abstraction," from French précision (16c.) and directly from Latin praecisionem (nominative praecisio) "a cutting off," noun of action from past participle stem of praecidere (see precise). Meaning "preciseness" is from 1740.
  • noun accuracy
Example sentences :
  • The most obvious is to hit him smartly and with precision on the exact tip of the nose.
  • Extract from : « Alarms and Discursions » by G. K. Chesterton
  • And he really said what there was to say with great clearness and precision.
  • Extract from : « The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete » by Emile Zola
  • Hence he moved with rapidity and precision, and was never taken by surprise.
  • Extract from : « Cleveland Past and Present » by Maurice Joblin
  • When once a man has recourse to reason and precision, there is an end of love.
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 8 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
  • Jennie shook out the lace fringes of her parasol; and smoothed them with some precision.
  • Extract from : « A Woman Intervenes » by Robert Barr
  • Precision in representing this is neither desirable nor possible.
  • Extract from : « Modern Painters Volume I (of V) » by John Ruskin
  • And they have been increasing in power and precision at an appreciable rate.
  • Extract from : « The Issahar Artifacts » by Jesse Franklin Bone
  • The two soldiers obeyed: they turned with precision and stared at Fandor.
  • Extract from : « A Nest of Spies » by Pierre Souvestre
  • His body was heavy, but moved with deadly smoothness and precision.
  • Extract from : « In the Orbit of Saturn » by Roman Frederick Starzl
  • Upon its summit a sentry walked to and fro with the precision of a machine.
  • Extract from : « The Destroyer » by Burton Egbert Stevenson

Antonyms for precision

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