to the letter

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of to the letter

: exactly or precisely
  • obey the law to the letter

Word by Word Definitions

letter play
  1. : a symbol usually written or printed representing a speech sound and constituting a unit of an alphabet

  2. : a direct or personal written or printed message addressed to a person or organization

  3. : a written communication containing a grant

  1. : to set down in letters : print

  2. : to mark with letters

  3. : to win an athletic letter

  1. : one that rents or leases


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