Precise meaning

prĭ-sīs'
The definition of precise is exact.

An example of precise is having the exact amount of money needed to buy a notebook.

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Clearly expressed or delineated; definite.

The victim gave a precise description of the suspect.

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Exact, as in performance, execution, or amount; accurate or correct.

A precise measurement; a precise instrument.

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Strictly distinguished from others; very.

At that precise moment.

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Distinct and correct in sound or meaning.

Precise pronunciation; precise prose.

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Conforming strictly to rule or proper form.
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Strictly defined; accurately stated; definite.
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Speaking definitely or distinctly.
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With no variation; minutely exact.

The precise amount.

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That strictly conforms to usage, rules, etc.; scrupulous; fastidious.
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Too fastidious; finicky.
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(sciences) Of experimental results, consistent, clustered close together, agreeing with each other. This does not mean that they cluster near the true, correct, or accurate value.
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Origin of precise

Middle English exact from Old French precis condensed, precisely fixed from Latin praecīsus past participle of praecīdere to shorten prae- pre- caedere to cut kaə-id- in Indo-European roots