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See definition of precise on Dictionary.com
  • adj.exact, accurate
  • adj.meticulous, fastidious

synonyms for precise

  • actual
  • clear-cut
  • correct
  • decisive
  • definite
  • explicit
  • literal
  • narrow
  • particular
  • proper
  • rigid
  • rigorous
  • specific
  • strict
  • absolute
  • categorical
  • circumscribed
  • determinate
  • express
  • fixed
  • individual
  • limited
  • nice
  • on the button
  • on the money
  • on the nose
  • restricted
  • right
  • stringent
  • unequivocal
  • very
  • well-defined
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antonyms for precise

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  • ambiguous
  • easy-going
  • flexible
  • general
  • imprecise
  • improper
  • inaccurate
  • incorrect
  • indefinite
  • inexact
  • lenient
  • loose
  • obscure
  • tolerant
  • uncertain
  • unsuitable
  • vague
  • yielding
  • careless
  • false
  • negligent
  • questionable
  • slipshod
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How to use precise in a sentence

We categorize experiences as yeses, nos, and maybes based on risk, reward, and the precise ways our bodies like to feel.
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This adds tension to combat encounters since one must be very precise.
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Painterly yet precise, Joseph Cortina’s pictures indicate a substantial commitment to his art.
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Now, Agol, Dorn and colleagues have made the most precise measurements of the TRAPPIST-1 masses yet.
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If you’re interested in calculating a precise water temperature, check out the equations and information over on King Arthur and another great bread blog, the Perfect Loaf.
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Still, it does consider precise geo-location information and persistent identifiers in the sensitive data category.
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Other terms help lay out precise directions with geographic cues.
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Once the scans are finished, Hirox’s software can spit out a huge variety of data, including typical 3D models, topographical maps, and super-precise horizontal measurements.
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O’Connell defines a ritual as “a specific act or series of acts that are performed in a precise manner and repeated often,” often requiring intense concentration.
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WORDS RELATED TO PRECISE

  • actual
  • categorical
  • conclusive
  • consummate
  • decided
  • decisive
  • definite
  • exact
  • factual
  • fixed
  • genuine
  • infallible
  • positive
  • precise
  • sure
  • unambiguous
  • undeniable
  • unequivocal
  • unmitigated
  • unquestionable
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