Definitions for exactlyɪgˈzækt li
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
in every respect; just:
He will do exactly what he wants.
precisely, exactly, just(adverb)
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"
precisely, exactly, on the nose, on the dot, on the button(adverb)
just as it should be
"`Precisely, my lord,' he said"
precisely, incisively, exactly(adverb)
in a precise manner
"she always expressed herself precisely"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
not more or less than; = precisely
exactly 3 meters long; at exactly 2 o'clock; exactly 5 days from now
in every way
She's exactly like her mother.; No two pictures are exactly the same.
emphasizes that you agree
"It's not fair!" "Exactly! That's what I said."
indicates sth is not completely accurate
"Do you work here?" "Not exactly. I just volunteer."
emphasizes the opposite is true
It's not exactly difficult, is it?
without approximation; precisely.
Used to provide emphasis.
in an exact manner; precisely according to a rule, standard, or fact; accurately; strictly; correctly; nicely
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'exactly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1118
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'exactly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #458
Rank popularity for the word 'exactly' in Adverbs Frequency: #96
Translations for exactly
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
just; quite; absolutely
He's exactly the right man for the job.
- بالضَّبْط، تَماماArabic
- exatamentePortuguese (BR)
- lige; præcisDanish
- ठीक-ठीक, यथार्थतHindi
- točno, egzaktnoCroatian
- secara mutlakIndonesian
- esattamente, proprioItalian
- 딱, 바로Korean
- kaip tikLithuanian
- nettopp, akkuratNorwegian
- بېدو، كټ مټPashto
- как раз, именноRussian
- ravno, povsemSlovenian
- exakt, precis, justSwedish
- 恰好Chinese (Trad.)
- درستی کے ساتھ ، ہو بہوUrdu
- đúng làVietnamese
- 恰好Chinese (Simp.)
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