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Princeton's WordNet

  1. precise(adj)

    sharply exact or accurate or delimited

    "a precise mind"; "specified a precise amount"; "arrived at the precise moment"

    accurate, exact

    incorrect, wrong, imprecise, general

  2. accurate, exact, precise(adj)

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

    "a precise image"; "a precise measurement"

    exact, accurate

    general, incorrect, wrong, imprecise


  1. precise(adjective)

    exact, accurate

    imprecise, incorrect, inexact

  2. precise(adjective)

    varying, inconsistent

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. precise

    That is minute which is of exceedingly limited dimensions, as a grain of dust, or which attends to matters of exceedingly slight amount or apparent importance; as, a minute account; minute observation. That which is broken up into minute particles is said to be comminuted; things may be termed fine which would not be termed comminuted; as, fine sand; fine gravel; but, in using the adverb, we say a substance is finely comminuted, comminuted referring more to the process, fine to the result. An account extended to very minute particulars is circumstantial, detailed, particular; an examination so extended is critical, exact, precise. Compare FINE.

    See synonyms for LARGE.

    circumstantial, comminuted, critical, detailed, diminutive, exact, fine, little, minute, particular, slender, small, tiny

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. precise

    definite, exact, nice, pointed, accurate, correct, particular, formal, explicit, scrupulous, terse, punctilious, ceremonious, formal

    indefinite, vague, inexact, rough, inaccurate, loose, circumlocutory, ambagious, tortuous, informal, unceremonious

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. precise(a.)

    exact, correct, definite, strict, express, distinct, explicit, nice, well-defined

  2. precise(a.)

    formal, ceremonious, stiff, starch, starched, prim, punctilious

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. precise(a)

    exact, formal, punctilious, particular, prim, prudish

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  1. Bernd Weidensteiner:

    The precise timing is probably based on inflation. Our view is that it will be September, with June an outside possibility.

  2. Lionel Trilling:

    Literature is the human activity that make the fullest and most precise account of variousness, possibility, complexity, and difficulty.

  3. Federica Mogherini:

    We will be here all day with a busy agenda. So we will see during the day how and if will manage to arrange a meeting. He's always welcome obviously, but there are no precise plans at the moment.

  4. Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson:

    That's not the kind of issue you want bottled up in committee, so I'm glad it ultimately got to the floor for a vote and I was glad to encourage that, now, in hindsight, sure, I wish we all knew 45 days ago what we know today. We could have been more precise in the language and I would have made my call for a bill that precisely mirrors the federal bill earlier.

  5. Charles Whall:

    Pouyanne brings (cost) cutting experience, he is very measured and precise in his delivery and dealings internally and particularly externally, I think this is appropriate in this time frame.

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