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exact

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of exact

  1. 1 being in agreement with the truth or a fact or a standard maybe I wasn't being very exact when I said I had done it a million times—but it sure seemed like it Synonyms of exact accurate, bang on [chiefly British], dead-on, correct, good, on-target, precise, proper, right, so, spot-on, true, veraciousWords Related to exact legitimate, logical, sound, valid; errorless, faultless, flawless, impeccable, inerrant, infallible, letter-perfect, perfect; rigorous, strict, stringentNear Antonyms of exact defective, faulty, flawed, imperfectAntonyms of exact false, improper, inaccurate, incorrect, inexact, off, untrue, wrong

  2. 2 being neither more nor less than a certain amount, number, or extent the exact number of passengers on that airplane was 147 Synonyms of exact even, flat, precise, roundNear Antonyms of exact approximate, comparative, near, relative; imprecise

  3. 3 following an original exactly an exact replica of the notorious slave ship Amistad Synonyms of exact accurate, authentic, faithful, precise, right, strict, true, veraciousWords Related to exact lifelike, realistic; careful, conscientious, meticulous, punctilious, scrupulous; authoritative; bona fide, genuine, real, veridicalNear Antonyms of exact careless, slack, slipshod, slovenly; erroneous, incorrect, invalid, off, unsound, untrue, untruthful, wrongAntonyms of exact corrupt, corrupted, false, imprecise, inaccurate, inauthentic, inexact, loose, unfaithful

  4. 4 made or done with extreme care and accuracy the company stresses that its optical telescopes are exact instruments and should not be handled as toys Synonyms of exact delicate, fine, finespun, hairline, hairsplitting, minute, nice, nuanced, refined, subtleWords Related to exact nitpicking, quibbling; frivolous, inconsequential, inconsiderable, insignificant, negligible, petty, piddling, trifling, trivial; demanding, exacting, fastidious, finical, finicking, finicky, fussy, meticulous, particular, pickyNear Antonyms of exact apparent, clear, clear-cut, evident, manifest, obvious, open-and-shut, palpable, patent, perspicuous, plain, transparent, unambiguous, unequivocal, unmistakable; broad, indefinite; careless, heedless, incautious, slapdash, slipshod, sloppyAntonyms of exact coarse, inexact, rough

  5. 5 meeting the highest standard of accuracy in order for the blind to fit properly, we must have the exact measurements of the window Synonyms of exact accurate, close, delicate, precise, fine, hairline, mathematical, pinpoint, refined, rigorous, spot-onWords Related to exact correct, right, strict, true; definite, definitive; nice, subtle; careful, fastidious, finical, finicky, meticulousNear Antonyms of exact approximate, round; false, incorrect, untrue, wrong; careless, loose; indefinite, unclear, vague; doubtful, dubious, questionable, unreliable, untrustworthyAntonyms of exact coarse, imprecise, inaccurate, inexact, rough

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exact

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of exact

  1. 1 to ask for (something) earnestly or with authority every war inevitably exacts the greatest sacrifice possible from some of the nation's best and brightest Synonyms of exact call (for), claim, clamor (for), command, enjoin, demand, insist (on), press (for), quest, stipulate (for)Words Related to exact ask, plead (for), request, want; cry (for), necessitate, need, require, take, warrant; requisition; impose; badger, dun, harass, houndNear Antonyms of exact give up, relinquish, surrender, yield

  2. 2 to establish or apply as a charge or penalty vowed to exact a heavy fine from any hockey player engaging in such outrageous behavior on the ice Synonyms of exact assess, charge, impose, fine, lay, levy, putWords Related to exact dock, excise, mulct, penalize, tax; extort, shake down, wrest, wring; bleed, fleece, gouge, milk, skin, squeeze; coerce, compel, force; inflict, wreak; set; reapply, reimpose, relayNear Antonyms of exact abate, diminish, lessen; forgive, release; condone, disregard, excuse, gloss (over), gloze (over), ignore, pardonAntonyms of exact remit

  3. 3 to get (as money) by the use of force or threats that loan shark can be counted upon to exact repayment of his loan by whatever means necessary Synonyms of exact extort, wrest, wringWords Related to exact bleed, fleece, gouge, milk, skin, squeeze; cheat, gyp, racketeer, swindle; coerce, compel, force



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