Definition of to be exact
- 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.
: to call for forcibly or urgently and obtain
: to call for as necessary or desirable
: 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
What made you want to look up to be exact? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).