- Inaccurate In*ac"cu*rate, a.
Not accurate; not according to truth; inexact; not quite
correct; incorrect; erroneous; as, in inaccurate man,
narration, copy, judgment, calculation, etc.
Note: The term inaccurate is usually used when an assertion or result is near to the truth, but not exactly, or has some basis for belief; however, it is sometimes used as a gentle euphemism for wrong even if the error is flagrant. [1913 Webster +PJC]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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inaccurate — I adjective amiss, approximate, blundering, broad, careless, erring, erroneous, fallacious, false, falsus, faulty, garbled, general, generalized, groundless, imprecise, improper, incorrect, indiligens, inexact, loose, misreported, misstated,… … Law dictionary
inaccurate — (adj.) 1738, from IN (Cf. in ) (1) not + ACCURATE (Cf. accurate). Related: Inaccurately (1660s) … Etymology dictionary
inaccurate — [adj] erroneous all wet*, careless, counterfactual, defective, discrepant, doesn’t wash*, fallacious, false, faulty, imprecise, incorrect, in error, inexact, mistaken, off, off base*, out*, specious, unfaithful, unreliable, unsound, untrue, way… … New thesaurus
inaccurate — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not accurate. DERIVATIVES inaccuracy noun inaccurately adverb … English terms dictionary
inaccurate — [in ak′yər it] adj. not accurate; not correct; not exact; in error inaccurately adv … English World dictionary
inaccurate — adj. VERBS ▪ be, prove ▪ become ADVERB ▪ extremely, fairly, very, etc … Collocations dictionary
inaccurate — adj. inaccurate to + inf. (it is inaccurate to say that she was dismissed) * * * [ɪn ækjʊrɪt] inaccurate to + inf. (it is inaccurate to say that she was dismissed) … Combinatory dictionary
inaccurate — in|ac|cu|rate [ınˈækjurıt] adj not completely correct ≠ ↑accurate ▪ A lot of what has been written about him is inaccurate. inaccurate information/data etc ▪ He was fined $300,000 for making inaccurate statements to Congress. >inaccurately adv … Dictionary of contemporary English
inaccurate — [[t]ɪnæ̱kjʊrət[/t]] ADJ GRADED If a statement or measurement is inaccurate, it is not accurate or correct. The book is both inaccurate and exaggerated... The reports were based on inaccurate information. Ant: accurate Derived words: inaccurately… … English dictionary
inaccurate — adjective Date: 1738 not accurate ; faulty < inaccurate information > • inaccurately adverb … New Collegiate Dictionary