accuracy Definition

the quality or state of being correct or precise.

Using accuracy: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "accuracy" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The accuracy of the measurements is crucial for the experiment.

  • Example

    The accuracy of the report was questioned due to some inconsistencies.

  • Example

    He prides himself on the accuracy of his predictions.

accuracy Synonyms and Antonyms

Phrases with accuracy

  • in a precise and correct manner


    The machine can measure the temperature with accuracy.

  • the percentage of correct answers or results in a test or measurement


    The accuracy rate of the new software is impressive.

  • training aimed at improving one's ability to perform tasks with precision and correctness


    The new employees received accuracy training to ensure they meet the company's standards.

Origins of accuracy

from Latin 'accuratus', meaning 'done with care'


Summary: accuracy in Brief

'Accuracy' [ˈækjərəsi] refers to the quality or state of being correct or precise. It is crucial in scientific experiments, reports, and predictions. 'Accuracy' can be used in phrases like 'with accuracy,' 'accuracy rate,' and 'accuracy training.' Synonyms include 'precision,' 'exactness,' and 'truth,' while antonyms include 'inaccuracy,' 'imprecision,' and 'falsity.'

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