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Synonyms for exactly
ɪgˈzækt liex·act·ly

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  1. exactlyadverb

    Antonyms:
    approximately

  2. exactlyadverb

    Antonyms:
    approximately

  3. exactlyadverb

    Antonyms:
    approximately

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. exactly

    Synonyms:
    precisely, accurately, correspondently

    Antonyms:
    loosely, inadequately, incorrectly, differently, otherwise

Princeton's WordNet

  1. precisely, exactly, justadverb

    indicating exactness or preciseness

    "he was doing precisely (or exactly) what she had told him to do"; "it was just as he said--the jewel was gone"; "it has just enough salt"

    Synonyms:
    just, on the nose, barely, but, just now, on the dot, simply, merely, incisively, scarcely, hardly, on the button, precisely, only, scarce

    Antonyms:
    inexactly, imprecisely

  2. precisely, exactly, on the nose, on the dot, on the buttonadverb

    just as it should be

    "`Precisely, my lord,' he said"

    Synonyms:
    incisively, on the dot, on the button, on the nose, precisely, just

    Antonyms:
    inexactly, imprecisely

  3. precisely, incisively, exactlyadverb

    in a precise manner

    "she always expressed herself precisely"

    Synonyms:
    incisively, on the dot, on the button, on the nose, precisely, just

    Antonyms:
    inexactly, imprecisely

Editors Contribution

  1. same as

    Submitted by anonymous on December 17, 2019  

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How to use exactly in a sentence?

  1. Barbara Jatta:

    It's exactly what Pope Francis is asking us, which is to share and to be a museum open to everybody and to share our beauty.

  2. Erich Pratt:

    This practice is exactly what they [ Coalition to Stop Gun Violence ] are doing, it’s one thing if someone is using a gun in an illegal or unlawful manner. No one is questioning that. But this clearly sounds like swatting.

  3. Carla Alcorn:

    Even if you are Christian or are against transgender people don't ever say that to someone, especially your kid. That won't do anything but make them hate them self [sic]. That's exactly what it did to me. he just quit talking about it (being transgender).

  4. British Prime Minister David Cameron:

    If this is part of international action against ISIL (IS) and that appalling terrorist death cult outfit, then that is all to the good, if, on the other hand, this is action against the Free Syrian Army and in defence of Assad the dictator, then obviously that is a retrograde step, but let's see exactly what's happened.

  5. Ray Tomlinson:

    I see email being used, by and large, exactly the way I envisioned. In particular, it's not strictly a work tool or strictly a personal thing, everybody uses it in different ways, but they use it in a way they find works for them.

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