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ac·cu·rate

 (ăk′yər-ĭt)
adj.
1. Conforming exactly to fact; errorless.
2. Deviating only slightly or within acceptable limits from a standard.
3. Capable of providing a correct reading or measurement: an accurate scale.
4. Acting or performing with care and precision; meticulous: an accurate proofreader.

[Latin accūrātus, done with care, past participle of accūrāre, to do with care : ad-, ad- + cūrāre, to care for (from cūra, care; see cure).]

ac′cu·rate·ly adv.
ac′cu·rate·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.accurately - with few mistakesaccurately - with few mistakes; "he works very accurately"
inaccurately - in an inaccurate manner; "this student works rather inaccurately and sloppily"
2.accurately - strictly correctlyaccurately - strictly correctly; "repeated the order accurately"

accurately

adverb
2. exactly, rightly, closely, correctly, definitely, truly, properly, precisely, nicely, strictly, faithfully, explicitly, unequivocally, scrupulously, truthfully His concept of 'power' could be more accurately described as 'control'.
3. precisely, absolutely, unerringly The more accurately you can aim, the fewer civilians you will kill.
Translations
přesně
præcist
totuudenmukaisesti
točno
pontosan
nákvæmlega
正確に
정확하게
točno
precist
อย่างแม่นยำ
một cách chính xác

accurately

[ˈækjʊrɪtlɪ] ADV [measure] → con exactitud; [calculate] → exactamente; [reflect, translate, copy, draw] → fielmente, exactamente; [inform, describe] → fielmente, con exactitud; [predict] → con exactitud; [shoot, aim] → certeramente

accurately

[ˈækjʊrətli] adv
(= precisely) [measure, calculate] → précisément, avec précision; [aim, shoot] → avec précision
(= correctly) [predict, describe] → précisément, avec précision

accurately

advgenau

accurately

[ˈækjʊrɪtlɪ] adv (see adj) → accuratamente, con esattezza, correttamente, con precisione, fedelmente

accurate

(ӕˈkjurət) adjective
1. exactly right. an accurate drawing.
2. making no mistakes. an accurate memory.
ˈaccurately adverb
accuracy noun

accurately

بِدِقَّة přesně præcist genau με ακρίβεια con exactitud totuudenmukaisesti exactement točno esattamente 正確に 정확하게 nauwkeurig nøyaktig dokładnie exatamente точно precist อย่างแม่นยำ doğru olarak một cách chính xác 准确地
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Pointing in the direction he wished to proceed, Hawkeye advanced, the band breaking off in single files, and following so accurately in his footsteps, as to leave it, if we except Heyward and David, the trail of but a single man.
But still she gazed, because the face of the picture enabled her--at least, she fancied so--to read more accurately, and to a greater depth, the face which she had just seen in the street.
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It is only indispensable with an inveterate running whale; its grand fact and feature is the wonderful distance to which the long lance is accurately darted from a violently rocking, jerking boat, under extreme headway.
Mortal hands could not lay spread smoother, adjust pillows more accurately, sweep and dust and arrange more perfectly, than Topsy, when she chose,--but she didn't very often choose.
There is a glad light in her eye which is pretty to see when she finds herself able to answer a question promptly and accurately, without any hesitation; as, for instance, this morning:
He was a middle-aged, simple-hearted miner who had lived in a lonely corner of California, among the woods and mountains, a good many years, and had studied the ways of his only neighbors, the beasts and the birds, until he believed he could accurately translate any remark which they made.
Elinor smiled again, to hear her sister describing so accurately their future expenses at Combe Magna.
The next scene disclosed Miss Marrable as "Lydia Languish," gracefully seated, very pretty, beautifully dressed, accurately mistress of the smallest words in her part; possessed, in short, of every personal resource -- except her voice.
But, he had been so careful to get it accurately, that he then spelt it with perfect correctness.
The incident is so impressed on my remembrance, that if I were a draughtsman I could draw its form here, I dare say, accurately as it was that day, and little Em'ly springing forward to her destruction (as it appeared to me), with a look that I have never forgotten, directed far out to sea.
This I did accurately, with the reservation just mentioned; and I told him how Wemmick had heard, in Newgate prison (whether from officers or prisoners I could not say), that he was under some suspicion, and that my chambers had been watched; how Wemmick had recommended his keeping close for a time, and my keeping away from him; and what Wemmick had said about getting him abroad.