exactly


exactly

adverb

Definition of EXACTLY

1
as stated or indicated without the slightest difference <we will meet at exactly six o'clock>
Phrases on the button, on the nose
2
in the same manner <he wants to be exactly like his father>
Synonyms exactly, precisely
3
in the same words <a plagiarism suit alleging that one historian had copied large segments of another's text exactly>
Antonyms inexactly
4
without any relaxation of standards or precision <follow the rules exactly and you won't get into trouble>
6
used to express agreement <Are you calling me a liar? Exactly.>
Synonyms all right, alright, aye (also ay), exactly, OK (or okay), okeydoke (or okeydokey), yea, yeah, yep, yo
Antonyms nay, no, no way, scarcely

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