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"
accurate, exact, precise(adj)
(of ideas, images, representations, expressions) characterized by perfect conformity to fact or truth ; strictly correct
"a precise image"; "a precise measurement"
accurate(adjective)In exact or careful conformity to truth; the result of care or pains; free from failure, error, or defect; exact; as, an accurate calculator; an accurate measure; accurate expression, knowledge, etc.
accurate(adjective)Deviating only slightly or within acceptable limits.
accurate(adjective)Precisely fixed; executed with care; careful.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
That is perfect to which nothing can be added, and from which nothing can be taken without impairing its excellence, marring its symmetry, or detracting from its worth; in this fullest sense God alone is perfect, but in a limited sense anything may be perfect in its kind; as a perfect flower; a copy of a document is perfect when it is accurate in every particular; a vase may be called perfect when entire and unblemished, even tho not artistically faultless; the best judges never pronounce a work of art perfect, because they see always ideal possibilities not yet attained; even the ideal is not perfect, by reason of the imperfection of the human mind; a human character faultlessly holy would be morally perfect tho finite. That which is absolute is free from admixture (as absolute alcohol) and in the highest and fullest sense free from imperfection or limitation; as, absolute holiness and love are attributes of God alone. In philosophical language, absolute signifies free from all necessary, or even from all possible relations, not dependent or limited, unrelated and unconditioned; truth immediately known, as intuitive truth, is absolute; God, as self-existent and free from all limitation or dependence, is called the absolute Being, or simply the Absolute. Compare INNOCENT; INFINITE; RADICAL.
bad, blemished, corrupt, corrupted, defaced, defective, deficient, deformed, fallible, faulty, imperfect, incomplete, inferior, insufficient, marred, meager, perverted, poor, ruined, scant, short, spoiled, worthless
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- مضبوط, دقيقArabic
- прецизен, точенBulgarian
- exacte, precísCatalan, Valencian
- exakt, präzise, genauGerman
- correcto, preciso, justo, exactoSpanish
- tarkka, paikkansapitävä, täsmällinenFinnish
- exact, précisFrench
- cinnteachScottish Gaelic
- juste, exacte, precise, accurateInterlingua
- titis, teliti, akurat, cermat, tepatIndonesian
- 正確, 精密Japanese
- прецизен, точенMacedonian
- tepat, jituMalay
- exact, precies, nauwkeurig, trefzeker, accuraatDutch
- justo, acurado, exato, precisoPortuguese
- аккуратный, правильный, точныйRussian
- прецизан, тачан, točan, точан, precizan, tačanSerbo-Croatian
- dakik, kesinTurkish
- докладний, точнийUkrainian
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