HyperDic: precisely

English > 3 senses of the word precisely:
ADVERBallprecisely, exactly, just, properlyindicating exactness or preciseness
allprecisely, incisively, exactlyin a precise manner
allprecisely, exactly, on the nose, on the dot, on the buttonjust as it should be
precisely > pronunciation
Soundsprihsay'sliy; priysay'sliy
Rhymesably ... zealously: 1543 rhymes with liy...
English > precisely: 3 senses > adverb 1
MeaningIndicating exactness or preciseness.
Example"he was doing precisely (or exactly) what she had told him to do"
Synonymsexactly, just, properly
Spanishexactamente, precisamente
Adjectivesprecisesharply exact or accurate or delimited
English > precisely: 3 senses > adverb 2
MeaningIn a precise manner.
Example"she always expressed herself precisely"
Synonymsincisively, exactly
Oppositeimprecisely, inexactlyIn an imprecise manner
Adjectivesexact(of ideas, images, representations / representations, expressions) characterized by perfect conformity to fact or truth
English > precisely: 3 senses > adverb 3
MeaningJust as it should be.
Example"'Precisely, my lord,' he said"
Synonymsexactly, on the nose, on the dot, on the button

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