inexact Definition

not accurate or precise; not exact.

Using inexact: Examples

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

  • Example

    The measurements were inexact and needed to be redone.

  • Example

    Her memory of the event was inexact and unreliable.

  • Example

    The translation was inexact and did not convey the full meaning of the original text.

inexact Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for inexact

Antonyms for inexact


Summary: inexact in Brief

'Inexact' [ɪnɪɡˈzakt] means not accurate or precise, often used to describe measurements, memories, or translations. It is an adjective with synonyms like 'imprecise' and 'approximate,' and antonyms like 'exact' and 'precise.' Informally, it can be replaced with 'off' or 'rough.'