exactly
playSimple Definition of exactly

—used to stress that something is accurate, complete, or correct

: in a correct or precise way : in a way that agrees completely with what is needed

: in every way
Full Definition of exactly
1 a : in a manner or measure or to a degree or number that strictly conforms to a fact or condition <it's exactly 3 o'clock> <these two pieces are exactly the same size> b : in every respect : altogether, entirely <that was exactly the wrong thing to do> <not exactly what I had in mind>
2 : quite so —used to express agreement
Examples of exactly in a sentence
The levers need to be exactly positioned.
<we will meet at exactly six o'clock>
1612
First Known Use of exactly
1612
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