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Meaning of EXACTLY

Pronunciation:  ig'zaktlee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [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"
  2. [adv]  in a precise manner; "she always expressed herself precisely"
  3. [adv]  just as it should be; "`Precisely, my lord,' he said"

EXACTLY is a 7 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: incisively, just, on the button, on the dot, on the nose, precisely
 Antonyms: imprecisely, inexactly



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\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.

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