Inaccurate

  • 1 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 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 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

  • 3 inaccurate — (adj.) 1738, from IN (Cf. in ) (1) not + ACCURATE (Cf. accurate). Related: Inaccurately (1660s) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 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

  • 5 inaccurate — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not accurate. DERIVATIVES inaccuracy noun inaccurately adverb …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 inaccurate — [in ak′yər it] adj. not accurate; not correct; not exact; in error inaccurately adv …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 inaccurate — adj. VERBS ▪ be, prove ▪ become ADVERB ▪ extremely, fairly, very, etc …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 8 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

  • 9 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

  • 10 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

  • 11 inaccurate — adjective Date: 1738 not accurate ; faulty < inaccurate information > • inaccurately adverb …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 12 inaccurate — in|ac|cu|rate [ ın ækjərət ] adjective not accurate or correct: inaccurate information ╾ in|ac|cu|rate|ly adverb …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13 inaccurate — adjective not completely correct: an inaccurate translation of the French inaccurately adverb …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 inaccurate — adjective inaccurate reports Syn: inexact, imprecise, incorrect, wrong, erroneous, careless, faulty, imperfect, flawed, defective, unsound, unreliable; fallacious, false, mistaken, untrue; informal wide of the mark …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 15 inaccurate — UK [ɪnˈækjʊrət] / US [ɪnˈækjərət] adjective not accurate or correct inaccurate information Derived word: inaccurately adverb …

    English dictionary

  • 16 inaccurate — inaccurately, adv. inaccurateness, n. /in ak yeuhr it/, adj. not accurate; incorrect or untrue. [1730 40; IN 3 + ACCURATE] Syn. inexact, loose; erroneous, wrong, faulty. * * * …

    Universalium

  • 17 inaccurate — adjective /ɪnˈæ.kjʊ.ɹət/ Mistaken or incorrect; not accurate. Syn: incorrect, wrong Ant: accurate …

    Wiktionary

  • 18 inaccurate — Synonyms and related words: adulterated, aleatoric, aleatory, all wet, amiss, amorphous, approximate, approximative, awry, blemished, blobby, blurred, blurry, broad, chance, chancy, chaotic, cold, confused, damaged, defective, deficient,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 19 inaccurate — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. erroneous, fallacious, incorrect, wrong; mistaken; inexact, unprecise; misleading. See error. Ant., accurate. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. fallacious, in error, incorrect, inexact; see mistaken 1 ,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 20 inaccurate — in ac·cu·rate || ɪn ækjÉ™rÉ™t / kjÊŠr adj. inexact, imprecise, incorrect, erroneous …

    English contemporary dictionary