inaccurate


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in·ac·cu·rate

 (ĭn-ăk′yər-ĭt)
adj.
Mistaken or incorrect; not accurate.

in·ac′cu·rate·ly adv.
in·ac′cu·rate·ness n.
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inaccurate

(ɪnˈækjʊrɪt)
adj
not accurate; imprecise, inexact, or erroneous
inˈaccurately adv
inˈaccurateness n
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in•ac•cu•rate

(ɪnˈæk yər ɪt)

adj.
not accurate; incorrect or untrue.
[1730–40]
in•ac′cu•rate•ly, adv.
in•ac′cu•rate•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.inaccurate - not exact; "an inaccurate translation"; "the thermometer is inaccurate"
incorrect, wrong - not correct; not in conformity with fact or truth; "an incorrect calculation"; "the report in the paper is wrong"; "your information is wrong"; "the clock showed the wrong time"; "found themselves on the wrong road"; "based on the wrong assumptions"
inexact - not exact
imprecise - not precise; "imprecise astronomical observations"; "the terms he used were imprecise and emotional"
accurate - conforming exactly or almost exactly to fact or to a standard or performing with total accuracy; "an accurate reproduction"; "the accounting was accurate"; "accurate measurements"; "an accurate scale"
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inaccurate

adjective incorrect, wrong, mistaken, wild, faulty, careless, unreliable, defective, unfaithful, erroneous, unsound, imprecise, wide of the mark, out, inexact, off-base (U.S. & Canad. informal), off-beam (informal), discrepant, way off-beam (informal) The reports were based on inaccurate information.
sound, correct, accurate, exact, reliable, precise
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inaccurate

adjective
Containing an error or errors:
Idioms: all wet, in error, off base, off the mark.
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Translations
غَيْرُ دَقِيقٌغَيْر صَحيح، خاطئ
nepřesný
ukorrektunøjagtigupræcis
epätarkka
netočan
ónákvæmur
不正確な
부정확한
kļūdainsneprecīzs
netočen
oriktig
ไม่เที่ยงตรง
không chính xác

inaccurate

[ɪnˈækjʊrɪt] ADJ [figures, information, reporting, statement] → inexacto, erróneo; [shot, aim, instrument, method] → impreciso, poco preciso
the report gave a very inaccurate picture of the situationel informe daba una visión muy inexacta or errónea de la situación
the figures are wildly inaccuratelas cifras son totalmente erróneas or del todo inexactas
his estimate was wildly inaccuratesu cálculo era completamente errado
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

inaccurate

[ɪnˈækjʊrət] adj
[statement, report] → inexact(e)
[measurement, data] → inexact(e)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

inaccurate

adj (= lacking accuracy)ungenau; (= not correct)unrichtig; she was inaccurate in her judgement of the situationihre Beurteilung der Lage traf nicht zu; it is inaccurate to say that …es ist nicht richtig zu sagen, dass …
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

inaccurate

[ɪnˈækjʊrɪt] adj (statement, report, story) → inaccurato/a; (figures) → inesatto/a; (translation) → impreciso/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

inaccurate

(inˈӕkjurət) adjective
containing errors; not correct or accurate. inaccurate translation/addition.
inˈaccuracy noun
(plural inˈaccuracies).
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inaccurate

غَيْرُ دَقِيقٌ nepřesný upræcis ungenau ανακριβής inexacto epätarkka inexact netočan inesatto 不正確な 부정확한 onnauwkeurig unøyaktig nieścisły impreciso неточный oriktig ไม่เที่ยงตรง doğru olmayan không chính xác 不准确
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

inaccurate

a. inexacto-a, incorrecto-a.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
References in classic literature ?
The two statements "the hall is full of water" and "the hole is full of water" call for different responses, and a hearing which cannot distinguish between them is inaccurate or vague in this respect.
"Ingenious, my dear Gerald, but inaccurate. You do not know that the message was in code, and in any case it was liable to be picked up by any steamer within the circle.
* This is a simplistic and inaccurate picture of religious teachings.
Also, they were inaccurate; they did not sting with precision.
Nor are instances of this kind so rare as some superficial and inaccurate observers have reported.
But come, suppose that I had the power of passing through solid things, so that I could penetrate my subjects, one after another, even to the number of a billion, verifying the size and distance of each by the sense of FEELING: how much time and energy would be wasted in this clumsy and inaccurate method!
Hence it must happen that however accurately objects may be discriminated in themselves, and however accurately the discrimination may be considered, the definition of them may be rendered inaccurate by the inaccuracy of the terms in which it is delivered.
About half past four I went up to the railway station to get an evening paper, for the morning papers had contained only a very inaccurate description of the killing of Stent, Henderson, Ogilvy, and the others.
The reason is that the original statement was inaccurate, for the wing is not said to be relative to the bird qua bird, since many creatures besides birds have wings, but qua winged creature.
We had a long and uninteresting search for Caprona, for the old map upon which the assistant secretary had finally located it was most inaccurate. When its grim walls finally rose out of the ocean's mists before us, we were so far south that it was a question as to whether we were in the South Pacific or the Antarctic.
And you replied that such an exposition would be enough for you, and so the enquiry was continued in what to me seemed to be a very inaccurate manner; whether you were satisfied or not, it is for you to say.
Professor Beecher had nothing to do with that, nor had he with the taking of the map, as has been seen, the loss of which, after all, was a blessing in disguise, for Kurzon would never have been located by following the directions given there, as it was very inaccurate.