HyperDic: exact

English > 4 senses of the word exact:
ADJECTIVEallexactmarked by strict and particular and complete accordance with fact
allexact, accurate, precise(of ideas, images, representations / representations, expressions) characterized by perfect conformity to fact or truth
VERBcommunicationexact, demandclaim as due or just
communicationexact, claim, taketake as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs
exact > pronunciation
Soundsihgzae'kt
Rhymesabstract ... whacked: 41 rhymes with aekt...
English > exact: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaningmarked by strict and particular and complete accordance with fact.
Examples
  • "an exact mind"
  • "an exact copy"
  • "hit the exact center of the target"
Narrowerdirect, verbatimIn precisely the same words used by a writer or speaker
literalWithout interpretation or embellishment
mathematicalCharacterized by the exactness or precision of mathematics
perfectprecisely accurate or exact
photographicrepresenting people or nature with the exactness and fidelity of a photograph
rigorous, strictrigidly accurate
See alsoaccurateconforming exactly or almost exactly to fact or to a standard or performing with total accuracy
literalLimited to the explicit meaning / meaning of a word or text
perfectcomplete of its kind and without defect / defect / defect / defect or blemish
precisesharply exact or accurate or delimited
Oppositeinexactnot exact
Spanishexacto
Catalanexacte
Nounsexactnessthe quality of being exact / exact
Adverbsexactlyindicating exactness or preciseness
English > exact: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaning(of ideas, images, representations / representations, expressions) characterized by perfect conformity to fact or truth ; strictly correct.
Synonymsaccurate, precise
Broadercorrect, rightFree from error
Spanishclavado, exacta, exacto, perfecto, precisa, preciso
Catalanclavat, exacte, perfecte, precís
Nounsexactnessthe quality of being exact / exact
Adverbsprecisely, exactlyin a precise manner
English > exact: 4 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningclaim as due or just.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something from somebody; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
ModelThe banks exact the check
Synonymdemand
Narrowercall, call indemand payment of (a loan)
commanddemand as one's due
Broaderclaimask for legally or make a legal claim / claim to, as of debts, for example
Spanishdemandar, exigir, reclamar
Catalanexigir
Nounsexactionact of demanding or levying by force or authority
English > exact: 4 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningTake as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymsclaim, take
Broadernecessitate, ask, postulate, need, require, take, involve, call for, demandrequire as useful, just, or proper
Similar tonecessitate, ask, postulate, need, require, take, involve, call for, demandrequire as useful, just, or proper
Spanishcobrarse

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