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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 previewThe British Encyclopedia, Or Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (1809)

Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge : Illustrated with Upwards of 150 Elegant Engravings. A - B. 1 by William Nicholson

Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge : Illustrated with Upwards of 150 Elegant Engravings. A - B. 1 William Nicholson. -BRITISH ENCYCLOPEDIA, OR DICTIONARY OF ARTS AND ...

Google previewAn Accurate New Spelling Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language (1777)

Containing a Much Larger Collection of Modern Words Than Any Book of the Kind and Price Extant: ... By A. Fisher, ...

nice, accurate, methodical Exaction, n. extortion, severe tribute ...

Google previewThe American and English Encyclopedia of Law (1890)

by John Houston Merrill, Thomas Johnson Michie, Charles Frederic Williams, David Shephard Garland

An accurate report of a portion of a judicial proceeding will still be privileged, if it does not purport to be a report of the whole. Thus, where a trial lasts more than one day, reports published in the newspapers each morning are protected.1 ...

Google previewA Thesaurus Dictionary of the English Language Designed to Suggest Immediately Any Desired Word Needed to Express Exactly a Given Idea (1906)

A Dictionary, Synonyms, Antonyms, Idioms, Foreign Phrases, Pronunciations, a Copious Correlation of Words by Francis Andrew March

Fitted or adjusted exactly true; accurate.

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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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