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It is inaccurate to say that I hate everything. I am strongly in favor of common sense, common honesty, and common decency. This makes me forever ineligible for public office.
H. L. Mencken

Meaning of "inaccurate" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF INACCURATE

inaccurate  [ɪnˈækjʊrɪt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF INACCURATE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Inaccurate is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES INACCURATE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of inaccurate in the English dictionary

The definition of inaccurate in the dictionary is not accurate; imprecise, inexact, or erroneous.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH INACCURATE


accurate
ˈækjərɪt
barbiturate
bɑːˈbɪtjʊrɪt
brit
brɪt
britt
brɪt
configurate
kənˈfɪɡjʊrɪt
corporate
ˈkɔːpərɪt
deliberate
dɪˈlɪbərɪt
desperate
ˈdɛspərɪt
elaborate
ɪˈlæbərɪt
emirate
ɛˈmɪərɪt
favourite
ˈfeɪvərɪt
figurate
ˈfɪɡjʊrɪt
interpret
ɪnˈtɜːprɪt
merit
ˈmɛrɪt
moderate
ˈmɒdərɪt
obdurate
ˈɒbdjʊrɪt
pirate
ˈpaɪrɪt
portrait
ˈpɔːtrɪt
secret
ˈsiːkrɪt
spirit
ˈspɪrɪt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE INACCURATE

inability
inabstinence
inaccessibility
inaccessible
inaccessibleness
inaccessibly
inaccuracies
inaccuracy
inaccurately
inaccurateness
inaction
inactivate
inactivation
inactive
inactively
inactiveness
inactivity
inadaptable
inadaptation
inadaptive

WORDS THAT END LIKE INACCURATE

acculturate
at any rate
aurate
commensurate
curate
cyanurate
depurate
inaugurate
incommensurate
indurate
maturate
micturate
obturate
oversaturate
saturate
sulfurate
sulphurate
supersaturate
suppurate
triturate
urate

Synonyms and antonyms of inaccurate in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «INACCURATE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «inaccurate» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of inaccurate

Translation of «inaccurate» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF INACCURATE

Find out the translation of inaccurate to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of inaccurate from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «inaccurate» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

不准确
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

inexacto
570 millions of speakers

English

inaccurate
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

गलत
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

غَيْرُ دَقِيقٌ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

неточный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

impreciso
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বেঠিক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

inexact
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tidak tepat
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ungenau
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

不正確な
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

부정확한
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

leres
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

không chính xác
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தவறான
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चुकीचा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yanlış
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

inesatto
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

nieścisły
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

неточний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

imprecis
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ανακριβής
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

onakkurate
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

oriktig
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

unøyaktig
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of inaccurate

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «INACCURATE»

The term «inaccurate» is very widely used and occupies the 2.907 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «INACCURATE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about inaccurate

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10 QUOTES WITH «INACCURATE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word inaccurate.
1
Dan Abrams
I'm not going to let people get away with either a dishonest or inaccurate premise to what we're talking about because I think that does the viewer a disturbance.
2
Michael Azerrad
Ten percent of the American population thinks that Barack Obama is a Muslim. Those are the people that have not learned the skill of filtering information from the vast barrage of inaccurate information that we're all faced with everyday. I think that's a very 21st century skill.
3
Charles M. Blow
While the word 'bisexual' was technically correct, I would only slowly come to use it to refer to myself in part because of the derisive connotations. But, in addition, it would seem to me woefully inadequate and impressionistically inaccurate.
4
Leo Burnett
Anyone who thinks that people can be fooled or pushed around has an inaccurate and pretty low estimate of people - and he won't do very well in advertising.
5
Robert Caro
My predictions are notably inaccurate.
6
Alex Gibney
In the case of 'Zero Dark Thirty,' about the hunt for Osama bin Laden, an issue that is central to the film - torture - is so important that I feel I must say something. Mark Boal and Kathryn Bigelow have been irresponsible and inaccurate in the way they have treated this issue in their film.
7
Irving R. Kaufman
The judge is forced for the most part to reach his audience through the medium of the press whose reporting of judicial decisions is all too often inaccurate and superficial.
8
Frank Luntz
A compelling story, even if factually inaccurate, can be more emotionally compelling than a dry recitation of the truth.
9
Agnes Martin
I'm very careful not to have ideas, because they're inaccurate.
10
H. L. Mencken
It is inaccurate to say that I hate everything. I am strongly in favor of common sense, common honesty, and common decency. This makes me forever ineligible for public office.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «INACCURATE»

Discover the use of inaccurate in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to inaccurate and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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An Incomplete and Inaccurate History of Sport: . . .and ...
That would have required the inclusion of a projector and a big white screen in the book, and I’m trying to take a stand on energy conservation. Strangely enough, Ken Griffey Jr. asked me if the book would have video.
Kenny Mayne, 2008
2
Federal Reserve Banks: Inaccurate Reporting of Currency at ...
Reviews reports on currency activities prepared for the Federal Reserve Board of Governors by the Los Angeles Federal Reserve Bank.
DIANE Publishing Company, 1996
3
Inaccurate Reporting of Child Body Weight Status by Child ...
A t-test was conducted to examine whether children who were accurate versus inaccurate reporters of their body weight status differed in BMI for age percentiles . Results of this analysis indicated that children with lower BMIs were more ...
Stacy R. Flowers, 2008
4
DOD problem disbursements longstanding accounting weaknesses ...
... required reconciliations of their appropriation accounts, including suspense accounts, with Treasury records; • some field sites are not reporting any suspense activity to the centers or are reporting inaccurate suspense account information; ...
United States, Government Accountability Office
5
Impact of Inaccurate Data on Supply Chain Inventory Performance
This research explores data inaccuracy and its impact on supply chain inventory performance.
Karen L. Basinger, 2006
6
Essential Research Methods for Social Work
Inaccurate Observation Imagine that you are providing play therapy to a group of eight hyperactive children with various emotional and behavioral problems. At the end of each one-hour group session you write up your progress notes.
Allen Rubin, Earl Babbie, 2009
7
Anthropomorphism, Anecdotes, and Animals
A useful distinction between types of inaccurate anthropomorphism distinguishes categorical anthropomorphism from situational anthropomorphism (Fisher, 1991). Categorical anthropomorphism refers to inaccuracy in psychological ...
Robert W. Mitchell, Nicholas S. Thompson, H. Lyn Miles, 1997
8
High Blood Pressure for Dummies
Avoiding. an. Inaccurate. Reading. Because your reading can mean the difference between a lifetime of taking pills and freedom from such a task, you want to avoid the many problems that may lead to an inaccurate blood pressure reading.
Alan L. Rubin, 2011
9
The Code of Federal Regulations of the United States of America
... or any statement of weight whatever, which is not identical with the information upon the tag mentioned above; if a container is to be utilized which bears any such inaccurate information upon a label, such container shall be turned inside out ...
Department of Commerce (DoC) Staff, 1981
10
Impact of Rule Accuracy on Productivity and Communication in ...
exposure to inaccurate rule conditions than during accurate rule conditions. Further, the results of this experiment have found that exposure to inaccurate low conditions was likely to occasion a greater percentage of rumor interactions, with  ...
Gregory S. Smith, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «INACCURATE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term inaccurate is used in the context of the following news items.
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BAFB: Reports of surge in personnel inaccurate - KPLC 7 News …
Contrary to recent online reports, Barksdale Air Force Base will not see a large of personnel and new bomb wings are not relocating to the base ... «KPLC-TV, Jul 15»
2
Refrain from spreading inaccurate information on social media …
Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Chua Tee Yong called Malaysians to refrain from supporting and spreading inaccurate information via the ... «New Straits Times Online, Jul 15»
3
Huffington Post Attacks Franklin Graham: Man-Woman Marriage Is …
Philips claims that Graham's statement that the One who created marriage “defined it as between a man and a woman” is “Biblically inaccurate. «Breitbart News, Jul 15»
4
Feds Sold New CSIS Mandate To Public With Completely Inaccurate
OTTAWA - "With its new mandate, CSIS could take measures, at home and abroad, to disrupt threats when it had reasonable grounds to ... «Huffington Post Canada, Jul 15»
5
A&P Bankruptcy, sale speculation inaccurate - Supermarket News
Despite published reports Wednesday saying A&P was headed for a prepackaged Chapter 11 bankruptcy as soon as this week, ... «Supermarket News, Jul 15»
6
Hy-Vee recalls macaroni salad because of inaccurate labels …
Hy-Vee recalls macaroni salad because of inaccurate labels. Story · Comments. Print: Create a hardcopy of this page; Font Size: Default font ... «Omaha World-Herald, Jul 15»
7
Highly Inaccurate NYC Subway Stop Spotted On Ghostbusters …
The much-anticipated all-female Ghostbusters reboot is currently filming in Boston, its production team presumably drawn to the city's snow ... «Gothamist, Jul 15»
8
Childhood Obesity May Worsen With Inaccurate Self Perception …
An overwhelming majority of their self-perceptions were inaccurate. Teens between the years of 2007 and 2012 thought they were normal, ... «Medical Daily, Jul 15»
9
Jennifer Lawrence Revealed Her New Scientifically Inaccurate Tattoo
Jennifer Lawrence just recently got a tattoo, unfortunately for the actress who plays Mystique in X-Men she later realized that the supposed to ... «Food World News, Jul 15»
10
Jennifer Lawrence reveals scientifically inaccurate H2O tattoo | Daily …
But embarrassingly for Jennifer Lawrence, the faint inking of the chemical formula for water, located on her hand, is also inaccurate. The Silver ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»

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