marked by strict and particular and complete accordance with fact
"an exact mind"; "an exact copy"; "hit the exact center of the target"
accurate, exact, precise(verb)
(of ideas, images, representations, expressions) characterized by perfect conformity to fact or truth ; strictly correct
"a precise image"; "a precise measurement"
claim as due or just
"The bank demanded payment of the loan"
claim, take, exact(verb)
take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs
"the accident claimed three lives"; "The hard work took its toll on her"
To demand and enforce the payment or performance of.
To make desirable or necessary.
To forcibly obtain or produce.
to exact revenge
Precisely agreeing with a standard, a fact, or the truth; perfectly conforming; neither exceeding nor falling short in any respect.
Habitually careful to agree with a standard, a rule, or a promise; accurate; methodical; punctual
Precisely or definitely conceived or stated; strict.
Such that the kernel of one homomorphism is the image of the preceding one.
precisely agreeing with a standard, a fact, or the truth; perfectly conforming; neither exceeding nor falling short in any respect; true; correct; precise; as, the clock keeps exact time; he paid the exact debt; an exact copy of a letter; exact accounts
habitually careful to agree with a standard, a rule, or a promise; accurate; methodical; punctual; as, a man exact in observing an appointment; in my doings I was exact
precisely or definitely conceived or stated; strict
to demand or require authoritatively or peremptorily, as a right; to enforce the payment of, or a yielding of; to compel to yield or to furnish; hence, to wrest, as a fee or reward when none is due; -- followed by from or of before the one subjected to exaction; as, to exact tribute, fees, obedience, etc., from or of some one
to practice exaction
Origin: [L. exactus precise, accurate, p. p. of exigere to drive out, to demand, enforce, finish, determine, measure; ex out + agere to drive; cf. F. exact. See Agent, Act.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
egz-akt′, v.t. to force from: to compel full payment of: to make great demands, or to demand urgently: to extort: to inflict.—v.i. to practice extortion.—adj. precise: careful: punctual: true: certain or demonstrable.—p.adj. Exact′ing, compelling full payment of: unreasonable in making demands.—ns. Exac′tion, act of exacting or demanding strictly: an oppressive demand: that which is exacted, as excessive work or tribute; Exact′itude, exactness: correctness.—adv. Exact′ly.—ns. Exact′ment; Exact′ness, quality of being exact: accuracy; Exact′or, -er, one who exacts: an extortioner: one who claims rights, often too strictly:—fem. Exact′ress.—Exact sciences, the mathematical sciences, of which the results are demonstrable. [L. exigĕre, exactum—ex, out, agĕre, to drive.]
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'exact' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4236
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'exact' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3858
Rank popularity for the word 'exact' in Adjectives Frequency: #562
The numerical value of exact in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of exact in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man.
It is not advisable, James, to venture unsolicited opinions. You should spare yourself the embarrassing discovery of their exact value to your listener.
It is obvious that 'obscenity' is not a term capable of exact legal definition in the practice of the Courts, it means 'anything that shocks the magistrate.'
They'll even go so far as to get the particular products being used by these stars. The stores will try to get in the exact shades that South Korean actresses are using.
We all know one day we will die but don't know the exact date, we don't know that fucking exact date, say what you want to say to everyone who loves you or you love because we don't know the exact date.”
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- مضبوط, دقيقArabic
- акуратен, изисквам, точен, верен, прецизенBulgarian
- exacte, precísCatalan, Valencian
- genau, exaktGerman
- exacto, exigirSpanish
- tarkka, eksakti, täsmällinenFinnish
- précis, exact, exigerFrench
- pongailScottish Gaelic
- esatto, esigere, pretendereItalian
- 詳しい, 正確, 精密Japanese
- точен, прецизенMacedonian
- exact, preciesDutch
- exigir, requerer, exato, rigoroso, obterPortuguese
- аккуратный, верный, точныйRussian
- točan, тачан, tačan, прецизан, точан, precizanSerbo-Croatian
- точний, докладнийUkrainian
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