to be exact

Definition of to be exact

  1. —used to indicate that a statement is accurate and specific that afternoon, June 22, to be exact They had many children—seven, to be exact. He came a long way—from Nome, Alaska, to be exact—to attend the wedding.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to call for forcibly or urgently and obtain

    :  to call for as necessary or desirable

  1. :  exhibiting or marked by strict, particular, and complete accordance with fact or a standard

    :  marked by thorough consideration or minute measurement of small factual details

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clearly seen through or understood

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