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Accurate vs. Strict

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Accurateadjective

Telling the truth or giving a true result; exact; not defective or faulty

‘an accurate calculator’; ‘an accurate measure’; ‘accurate knowledge’;

Strictadjective

Strained; drawn close; tight.

‘strict embrace’; ‘strict ligature’;

Accurateadjective

Deviating only slightly or within acceptable limits.

‘My horoscopes I read last week were surprisingly accurate.’;

Strictadjective

Tense; not relaxed.

‘strict fiber’;

Accurateadjective

(obsolete) Precisely fixed; executed with care; careful.

Strictadjective

Exact; accurate; precise; rigorously nice.

‘to keep strict watch’; ‘to pay strict attention’;

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Accurateadjective

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.

Strictadjective

Governed or governing by exact rules; observing exact rules; severe; rigorous.

‘very strict in observing the Sabbath’;

Accurateadjective

Precisely fixed; executed with care; careful.

‘Those conceive the celestial bodies have more accurate influences upon these things below.’;

Strictadjective

Rigidly interpreted; exactly limited; confined; restricted.

‘to understand words in a strict sense’;

Accurateadjective

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’;

Strictadjective

(botany) Upright, or straight and narrow; — said of the shape of the plants or their flower clusters.

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Accurateadjective

(of ideas, images, representations, expressions) characterized by perfect conformity to fact or truth ; strictly correct;

‘a precise image’; ‘a precise measurement’;

Strictadjective

Severe in discipline.

‘Our teacher was always very strict. If we didn't behave, we would get punished.’; ‘It was a very strict lesson.’;

Accurateadjective

(especially of information, measurements, or predictions) correct in all details; exact

‘accurate information about the illness is essential’; ‘an accurate assessment’;

Strictadjective

Irreflexive; if the described object is defined to be reflexive, that condition is overridden and replaced with irreflexive.

Accurateadjective

(of an instrument or method) capable of giving accurate information

‘an accurate thermometer’;

Strictadjective

Strained; drawn close; tight; as, a strict embrace; a strict ligature.

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Accurateadjective

providing a faithful representation of someone or something

‘the portrait is an accurate likeness of Mozart’;

Strictadjective

Tense; not relaxed; as, a strict fiber.

Accurateadjective

(with reference to a weapon, missile, or shot) capable of or successful in reaching the intended target

‘reliable, accurate rifles’; ‘a player who can deliver long accurate passes to the wingers’;

Strictadjective

Exact; accurate; precise; rigorously nice; as, to keep strict watch; to pay strict attention.

‘It shall be still in strictest measure.’;

Strictadjective

Governed or governing by exact rules; observing exact rules; severe; rigorous; as, very strict in observing the Sabbath.

Strictadjective

Rigidly; interpreted; exactly limited; confined; restricted; as, to understand words in a strict sense.

Strictadjective

Upright, or straight and narrow; - said of the shape of the plants or their flower clusters.

‘And rules as strict his labored work confine,As if the Stagirite o'erlooked each line.’; ‘Soon moved with touch of blame, thus Eve: -"What words have passed thy lips, Adam severe!"’;

Strictadjective

(of rules) stringently enforced;

‘hard-and-fast rules’;

Strictadjective

rigidly accurate; allowing no deviation from a standard;

‘rigorous application of the law’; ‘a strict vegetarian’;

Strictadjective

incapable of compromise or flexibility

Strictadjective

not indulgent;

‘strict parents’;

Strictadjective

unsparing and uncompromising in discipline or judgment;

‘a parent severe to the pitch of hostility’; ‘a hefty six-footer with a rather severe mien’; ‘a strict disciplinarian’; ‘a Spartan upbringing’;

Strictadjective

severe and unremitting in making demands;

‘an exacting instructor’; ‘a stern disciplinarian’; ‘strict standards’;

Strictadjective

demanding that rules concerning behaviour are obeyed and observed

‘a strict upbringing’; ‘my father was very strict’;

Strictadjective

(of a rule or discipline) demanding total obedience or observance; rigidly enforced

‘civil servants are bound by strict rules on secrecy’;

Strictadjective

(of a person) following rules or beliefs exactly

‘a strict vegetarian’;

Strictadjective

exact in correspondence or adherence to something; not allowing or admitting deviation or relaxation

‘a strict interpretation of the law’;

Strict

In mathematical writing, the term strict refers to the property of excluding equality and equivalence and often occurs in the context of inequality and monotonic functions. It is often attached to a technical term to indicate that the exclusive meaning of the term is to be understood.

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