1 correct, exact, definite, well-defined, explicit, word-for-word, verbatim, literal, letter-for-letter, literatim, faithful, specific, unambiguous, unequivocal, strict, authentic, perfect, true, veracious, truthful, unerring, error-free, accurate:
Errors show that medieval scribes did not always succeed in making precise copies
2 strict, meticulous, scrupulous, careful, conscientious, exact, unconditional, rigorous, rigid, puritanical, unbending, inflexible, unyielding, demanding, severe, prim, absolute:
He has been very precise about dates and facts. Margaret is precise in insisting on obedience to her orders
3 fastidious, particular, finicky, finical, fussy, meticulous, scrupulous, careful, conscientious, nice, exacting, critical, demanding:
Painting miniatures is very precise work.
4 exact, very:
This is the precise spot where I found the body.