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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. precisely, incisively, exactly(adverb)

    in a precise manner

    "she always expressed herself precisely"

  3. precisely, exactly, on the nose, on the dot, on the button(adverb)

    just as it should be

    "`Precisely, my lord,' he said"

Wiktionary

  1. precisely(Adverb)

    In a precise manner; exactly.

Editors Contribution

  1. Precisely

    The word precisely is so conflagration to assimilate because many people's expect them to did something's so awful to one another & expected to seen lift to be so precisely in front of the lord.

    Lift is just so duplicity with asinine people's

    Etymology: With me i can handle lift the way it came but not to be so consensus with unnecessary people's

    Submitted by diegojoann on January 3, 2021  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'precisely' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2896

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'precisely' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3284

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'precisely' in Adverbs Frequency: #225

How to pronounce precisely?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say precisely in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of precisely in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of precisely in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of precisely in a Sentence

  1. Alan Wintermute:

    When he’s executed, he leaves enormous debt and all his personal property is recorded quite precisely.

  2. Christine Blasey Ford:

    They expect this to be treated seriously and addressed promptly. That is precisely -- precisely what Chairman [ Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer ] Grassley has done and is doing. ... But the American people also insist that vague, unsubstantiated and uncorroborated allegations of 30-plus-year-old misconduct, where all the supposed witnesses either totally deny it or can't confirm it, is nowhere near grounds to nullify someone's career or destroy their good name.

  3. Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire:

    It is not known precisely where angels dwell-whether in the air, the void, or the planets. It has not been God's pleasure that we should be informed of their abode.

  4. Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson:

    That's not the kind of issue you want bottled up in committee, so I'm glad it ultimately got to the floor for a vote and I was glad to encourage that, now, in hindsight, sure, I wish we all knew 45 days ago what we know today. We could have been more precise in the language and I would have made my call for a bill that precisely mirrors the federal bill earlier.

  5. Thomas Rimmele:

    The Inouye Solar Telescope's all about the magnetic field, to unravel the Sun's biggest mysteries, we have to not only be able to clearly see these tiny structures from 93 million miles away but very precisely measure their magnetic field strength and direction near the surface and trace the field as it extends out into the million-degree corona, the outer atmosphere of the Sun.

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