Synonyms of accurate
1 preciseDictionary • This is the most accurate description of the killer to date.
precise • They speak very precise English.
close • The poem is a close translation from the original Latin.
nice • As a politician, he drew a nice distinction between his own opinions and the wishes of the majority.
correct • The use of the correct procedure is vital.
careful • He decided to prosecute her after careful consideration of all the facts.
strict • the strictest sense of the word
proper • Please ensure that the proper procedures are followed.
exact • She is very punctual and very exact in her duties.
authentic • authentic details about the birth of the organization
meticulous • He was so meticulous about everything.
truthful • They had not given a truthful account of what actually happened.
scrupulous • scrupulous attention to detail
unerring • These designs demonstrate her unerring eye for colour and detail.
2 correctDictionary • Their prediction was accurate.
correct • The information was correct at the time of going to press.
right • That's absolutely right!
true • Everything I had heard about him was true.
exact • I can't remember the exact words he used.
faithful • His screenplay is faithful to the novel.
spot-on (British, informal) • Schools were told their exam information had to be spot-on.
faultless • His English was faultless.
on the money (US)
3 on targetDictionary • The rifle was extremely accurate.
on target • He was dead on target when he took the penalty.
precise • We will never know the precise details of his death.
deadly • the fastest and most deadly bowlers in the world today
sure • a sure sign of rain
true • The score is usually a true reflection of events on the pitch.
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authenticAn authentic piece of information or account of something is reliable and accurate.
• authentic details about the birth of the organization
carefulCareful work, thought, or examination is thorough and shows a concern for details.
• He decided to prosecute her after careful consideration of all the facts.
• The poem is a close translation from the original Latin.
Thesaurus for accurate from the Collins English Thesaurus
faithfully representing or describing the truth