Definitions for: Exactly


[adv] indicating exactness or preciseness; "he was doing precisely (or exactly) what she had told him to do"; "it was just as he said--the jewel was gone"; "it has just enough salt"
[adv] in a precise manner; "she always expressed herself precisely"
[adv] just as it should be; "`Precisely, my lord,' he said"



Webster (1913) Definition: Ex*act"ly, adv.
In an exact manner; precisely according to a rule, standard,
or fact; accurately; strictly; correctly; nicely. ``Exactly
wrought.'' --Shak.

His enemies were pleased, for he had acted exactly as
their interests required. --Bancroft.

Synonyms: incisively, just, on the button, on the dot, on the nose, precisely

Antonyms: imprecisely, inexactly

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