Accurately vs Firmly - What's the difference?

accurately | firmly |


As adverbs the difference between accurately and firmly

is that accurately is in an accurate manner; exactly; precisely; without error or defect while firmly is in a firm or definite or strong manner.

accurately

English

Adverb

(en adverb)
  • In an accurate manner; exactly; precisely; without error or defect.
  • Synonyms

    * carefully * precisely

    firmly

    English

    Adverb

    (en-adv)
  • In a firm or definite or strong manner.
  • Securely.
  • *{{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham), title=(The China Governess)
  • , chapter=19 citation , passage=When Timothy and Julia hurried up the staircase to the bedroom floor, where a considerable commotion was taking place, Tim took Barry Leach with him. He had him gripped firmly by the arm, since he felt it was not safe to let him loose, and he had no immediate idea what to do with him.}}
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2013-07-20, volume=408, issue=8845, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= The attack of the MOOCs , passage=Dotcom mania was slow in coming to higher education, but now it has the venerable industry firmly in its grip. Since the launch early last year of Udacity and Coursera, two Silicon Valley start-ups offering free education through MOOCs, massive open online courses, the ivory towers of academia have been shaken to their foundations.}}