In exact or careful conformity to truth, or to some standard of requirement, the result of care or pains; free from failure, error, or defect; exact; as, an accurate calculator; an accurate measure; accurate expression, knowledge, etc.
- Conforming exactly to fact; errorless.
- Deviating only slightly or within acceptable limits from a standard.
- Capable of providing a correct reading or measurement: an accurate scale.
- Acting or performing with care and precision; meticulous: an accurate proofreader.