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Inaccurate vs. Accurate — What's the Difference?

Inaccurate vs. Accurate — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Inaccurate and Accurate

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Inaccurate

Mistaken or incorrect; not accurate.
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Accurate

(especially of information, measurements, or predictions) correct in all details; exact
Accurate information about the illness is essential
An accurate assessment
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Inaccurate

Not accurate
A forecast that proved wildly inaccurate
False or inaccurate descriptions of goods
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Accurate

(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
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Inaccurate

Mistaken or incorrect; not accurate.
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Accurate

Conforming exactly to fact; errorless.
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Inaccurate

Not accurate; not according to truth; inexact; not quite correct; incorrect; erroneous; as, in inaccurate man, narration, copy, judgment, calculation, etc.
The expression is plainly inaccurate.
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Accurate

Deviating only slightly or within acceptable limits from a standard.
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Inaccurate

Not accurate;
An inaccurate translation
The thermometer is inaccurate
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Accurate

Capable of providing a correct reading or measurement
An accurate scale.
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Inaccurate

Not precisely accurate;
An inexact quotation
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Accurate

Acting or performing with care and precision; meticulous
An accurate proofreader.
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Inaccurate

Containing or characterized by error;
Erroneous conclusions
The answer was inaccurate
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Accurate

Telling the truth or giving a true result; exact; not defective or faulty
An accurate calculator
An accurate measure
Accurate knowledge
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Accurate

Deviating only slightly or within acceptable limits.
My horoscopes I read last week were surprisingly accurate.
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Accurate

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

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.
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Accurate

Precisely fixed; executed with care; careful.
Those conceive the celestial bodies have more accurate influences upon these things below.
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Accurate

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
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Accurate

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