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Definition of Accurate


  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. Precisely fixed; executed with care; careful.

Accurate Quotations

Were I called on to define, very briefly, the term Art, I should call it 'the reproduction of what the Senses perceive in Nature through the veil of the soul.' The mere imitation, however accurate, of what is in Nature, entitles no man to the sacred name of 'Artist.'
Edgar Allan Poe

The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it.
George Bernard Shaw

Insanity is often the logic of an accurate mind overtasked.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

Silence is so accurate.
Mark Rothko

Artists - musicians, painters, writers, poets - always seem to have had the most accurate perception of what is really going on around them, not the official version or the popular perception of contemporary life.
Billy Joel
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Accurate Translations

accurate in Afrikaans is juis
accurate in Dutch is nauwkeurig, accuraat, nauwgezet
accurate in Hungarian is szabatos, pontos
accurate in Italian is senza errori
accurate in Portuguese is exato
accurate in Spanish is preciso
accurate in Swedish is noga, ackurat, verkligt
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