HyperDic: exactly

English > 3 senses of the word exactly:
ADVERBallexactly, precisely, just, properlyindicating exactness or preciseness
allexactly, precisely, on the nose, on the dot, on the buttonjust as it should be
allexactly, precisely, incisivelyin a precise manner
exactly > pronunciation
Rhymesably ... zealously: 1543 rhymes with liy...
English > exactly: 3 senses > adverb 1
MeaningIndicating exactness or preciseness.
Example"he was doing precisely (or exactly) what she had told him to do"
Synonymsprecisely, just, properly
Spanishexactamente, precisamente
Adjectivesexactmarked by strict and particular and complete accordance with fact
English > exactly: 3 senses > adverb 2
MeaningJust as it should be.
Synonymsprecisely, on the nose, on the dot, on the button
English > exactly: 3 senses > adverb 3
MeaningIn a precise manner.
Synonymsprecisely, incisively
Oppositeimprecisely, inexactlyIn an imprecise manner
Adjectivesexact(of ideas, images, representations / representations, expressions) characterized by perfect conformity to fact or truth

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