HyperDic: precise

English > 2 senses of the word precise:
ADJECTIVEallprecisesharply exact or accurate or delimited
allprecise, accurate, exact(of ideas, images, representations / representations, expressions) characterized by perfect conformity to fact or truth
precise > pronunciation
Soundsprihsay's; priysay's
Rhymesadvice ... vise: 29 rhymes with ays...
English > precise: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningsharply exact or accurate or delimited.
Examples
  • "a precise mind"
  • "specified a precise amount"
  • "arrived at the precise moment"
Narrowerdeadunerringly accurate
fineminutely precise especially in differences in meaning / meaning
finespun, hairsplittingDeveloped in excessively fine detail
meticulous, punctiliousmarked by precise accordance with details
microscopicExtremely precise with great attention to details
nice, skillfuldone / done / done with delicacy and skill
on the nose, on the buttonprecise with regard to a prescribed or specified criterion
refinedPrecise to a fine degree
veryprecisely as stated
See alsoaccurateconforming exactly or almost exactly to fact or to a standard or performing with total accuracy
distinctEasy to perceive / perceive
exactmarked by strict and particular and complete accordance with fact
specific(sometimes followed by 'to') applying to or characterized by or distinguishing something particular or special or unique
Oppositeimprecisenot precise
Spanishdefinido, exacto, preciso
Catalanprecís
Nounsprecisenessclarity as a consequence of precision
Adverbspreciselyindicating exactness or preciseness
English > precise: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaning(of ideas, images, representations / representations, expressions) characterized by perfect conformity to fact or truth ; strictly correct.
Examples
  • "a precise image"
  • "a precise measurement"
Synonymsaccurate, exact
Broadercorrect, rightFree from error
Spanishclavado, exacta, exacto, perfecto, precisa, preciso
Catalanclavat, exacte, perfecte, precís
Nounsprecisenessthe quality of being reproducible in amount or performance

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