precise - definition and synonyms

 
 
adjective 

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/prɪˈsaɪs/
  1. 1
    exact and accurate

    Lara was able to tell me everything that had happened in precise detail.

    There is no precise definition of a storm.

    Can you be a bit more precise?

    The precise date and place of his birth are unknown.

    1. a.
      someone who is precise is always careful to be accurate and to behave correctly
  2. 2
    [only before noun] used for emphasizing that something is definite or clearly true

    At that precise moment, someone came round the corner.

    The result of the reforms was the precise opposite of the emperor’s intention.

derived word

preciseness

noun [uncountable]