The victim gave a precise description of the suspect.
A precise measurement; a precise instrument.
At that precise moment.
Precise pronunciation; precise prose.
The precise amount.
An example of precise is having the exact amount of money needed to buy a notebook.
Other Word Forms
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
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition