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Accurate is sometimes a misspelling of accrued.

The word accurate and its family (accuracy, accurately, inaccuracy, inaccuracies, inaccurate) are included in the Academic Word List by Dr. Averil Coxhead, which contains the 570 most frequent word families used in academic texts from a variety of subject areas, of interest for students that learn the words most needed to study at tertiary institutions.

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Definition of the adjective accurate

What does accurate mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more accurate / most accurate

  1. conforming exactly or almost exactly to fact or to a standard or performing with total accuracy
  2. (of ideas, images, representations, expressions) characterized by perfect conformity to fact or truth; strictly correct

Alternative definition of the adjective accurate

adjective

  1. In exact or careful conformity to truth, or to some standard of requirement, the result of care or pains; free from failure, error, or defect; exact; as, an accurate calculator; an accurate measure; accurate expression, knowledge, etc.
  2. [obsolete] Precisely fixed; executed with care; careful.

Definition of the noun accurate

What does accurate mean as a name of something?

Specialised definition of the noun accurate

Glossary of sports

correct (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)

on target (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)

Explanation

ACCURATE was established in 2005 by a group of computer scientists, psychologists and policy experts to address problems with electronic voting. The NSF-funded organization seeks to provide fundamental research and reference materials about electronic voting for use by policy makers, vendors, the elections community and the general public.

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Google previewThe Indian Evidence Act, No. I of 1872 (1896)

As Amended by Act No. XVIII of 1872 ... by India, Tarapada Banerji

The word accurate means accuracy of the drawing and correctness of the measurement. It certainly does not refer to laying boundaries according to the rights of parties — Omirta Lai Chowdhury v. Kali Pertaud Saha, 25 W. R. 179. (6).

Google previewTake Command of Your Writing (1998)

by Jill Meryl Levy

Being accurate also means being specific. Vague references do not give readers much information. Vague: The patient had a high fever. Specific: The patient was running a fever of 103 ̊F. Vague: Specific: The victim was hit by a tan truck ...

Google previewAn accurate new spelling dictionary, and expositor of the English language ... The sixth edition, much improved (1788)

by Anne Fisher

accurate, squeamish, refined Niceucss, '1. accuracy, delicacy, subtilty Nicet'y, n. accuracy, daintiness Niche, n. a hollow for a ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Business and Management (2009)

by Jonathan Law

Because they rely on an essentially *arbitrary allocation of*indirect costs, such systems do notgive managers accurate product cost information, which meansthat accurate calculation ofproduct profitability isnot possible. The overhead ratein ...

Google previewA biographical, historical and chronological dictionary: (1807)

containing accurate accounts of the lives, characters, and actions, of the most eminent persons of all ages and all countries; : including the revolutions of states, and the succession of sovereign princes by John Watkins

containing accurate accounts of the lives, characters, and actions, of the most eminent persons of all ages and all countries; : including the revolutions of states, and the succession of sovereign princes John Watkins. PREFACE. TN presenting ...

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The first duty of a newspaper is to be accurate. If it be accurate, it follows that it is fair. (Herbert Bayard Swope)
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Scrabble value of A1C3C3U1R1A1T1E1

The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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