adjective. ['prɪˈsaɪs, priːˈsaɪs'] sharply exact or accurate or delimited.
- on the nose
- on the button
Words that Rhyme with Precise
Example sentences of the word precise
These easy tools help you find the precise amount to send each time.
Textbooks are carefully written to be precise in their language, and they are often densely packed with information.
Quotes containing the word precise
1. Science is a way of life. Science is a perspective. Science is the process that takes us from confusion to understanding in a manner that's precise, predictive and reliable - a transformation, for those lucky enough to experience it, that is empowering and emotional.
- Brian Greene
2. You don’t know what goes on in anyone’s life but your own. And when you mess with one part of a person’s life, you’re not messing with just that part. Unfortunately, you can’t be that precise and selective. When you mess with one part of a person’s life, you’re messing with their entire life. Everything. . . affects everything.
- Jay Asher, Thirteen Reasons Why
3. When hope is fleeting, stop for a moment and visualize, in a sky of silver, the crescent of a lavender moon. Imagine it -- delicate, slim, precise, like a paper-thin slice from a cabochon jewel.It may not be very useful, but it is beautiful.And sometimes it is enough.
- Vera Nazarian, The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration
adjective. ['prɪˈsaɪs, priːˈsaɪs'] (of ideas, images, representations, expressions) characterized by perfect conformity to fact or truth; strictly correct.