Learner's definition of PRECISE
1 a [more precise; most precise] : very accurate and exact
b always used before a noun — used to refer to an exact and particular time, location, etc.
Be sure to take precise measurements before you cut the cloth.
The dating of very old materials has become more precise with new instruments.
a precise definition
The word has a very precise meaning.
Can you find a more precise term than “good” to describe the movie?
Could you be a little more precise about what happened?
2 [more precise; most precise] : very careful and exact about the details of something
to be precise
— used to indicate that a statement is accurate and specific
It is precisely [=exactly] two o'clock.
He knows precisely how much money he has.
“Do you mean that the system is outdated?” “Precisely.” = “Yes, that's precisely what I mean.”
The king was popular precisely because he was so kind and generous.
I have a doctor's appointment this afternoon, or, more precisely, at two o'clock this afternoon.