- 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.
- (obsolete) Precisely fixed; executed with care; careful.
- Those conceive the celestial bodies have more influences upon these things below. - Bacon
Etymology: Latin accuratus, past participle and adjective, from accurare to take care of; ad + curare to take care, cura care. See Cure
- Dutch: accuraat, precies, exact
- French: précis, exact
- Spanish: preciso , exacto , justo , correcto ,
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