Basic+ Word of the Day: accurate

accurate (adjective) LISTEN

Accurate means ‘free from error.’

  • The politician could not dispute the new report because the facts were all accurate.
  • The math teacher checked the calculations carefully to make sure that they were accurate.

Accurate can also mean ‘precise.’

  • The biographic movie did not give an accurate view of the scientist's personality.

Related words

accuracy: exactness. Example: “We need to improve the accuracy of the new product before we release it to the public.”

In pop culture

Did you ever wonder if Disney princesses are historically accurate? Watch this video to see how they really would have looked.

There are other meanings of accurate.
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