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Word Example of - accurate

    Example Sentences for accurate

    In the opinion of Mr. Harrison, this 'is the age of accurate translation.

    If he has been accurate, he has reduced everything in the same proportion.

    He seemed to carry a map of the township in the bottom of his feet, a most minute and accurate survey.

    The expectation of accurate recording is implicit in the experience of writing.

    Mr Vanslyperken did not much admire the exterior of the building, but it was too dark to enable him to take an accurate survey.

    An observation so keen, and a memory so accurate, are to be envied.

    This sketch is necessarily rapid, yet it is remarkably complete and accurate.

    He was a consummate advocate, as well as a profound and accurate lawyer.

    No language can convey an accurate idea of the consternation of the white inhabitants, as it was described to me.

    It will gratify you to know that your estimate was so accurate.

Word Origin & History of - accurate

    Word Origin & History

    accurate 1610s, "done with care," from L. accuratus "prepared with care, exact," pp. of accurare "take care of," from ad- "to" + curare "take care of" (see cure). The notion of doing something carefully led to that of being exact (1650s). Related: Accuracy.