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Princeton's WordNet

  1. precisely, exactly, just(adverb)

    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, only, exactly, scarce

    Antonyms:
    imprecisely, inexactly

  2. precisely, incisively, exactly(adverb)

    in a precise manner

    "she always expressed herself precisely"

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

    Antonyms:
    inexactly, imprecisely

  3. precisely, exactly, on the nose, on the dot, on the button(adverb)

    just as it should be

    "`Precisely, my lord,' he said"

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

    Antonyms:
    inexactly, imprecisely

Wiktionary

  1. precisely(adverb)

    In a precise manner; exactly.

    Antonyms:
    imprecisely

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "precisely":

    exactly, accurately, specifically, just, very, eben, rightly, carefully, precise

How to pronounce precisely?

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Daniel
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Veena
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How to use precisely in a sentence?

  1. Fox News:

    We go for a swim, we take a few dives and I hit my head on the bottom of the pool, the amazing thing is there was not even a cut on my head. It just hit at precisely the angle where all the force was transmitted to one spot … the cervical vertebrae which severed the spinal cord.

  2. The Conservative minister:

    We believe strongly that in spite of the international challenges which we and other countries have to confront, we're on the right path, and it's really important to stay the course of a low-tax plan for jobs and growth, we think getting into long-term structural deficits are precisely the wrong thing to do.

  3. Yves Naffrechoux:

    Since they don't know the mountains, you need to provide them with equipment, you need to hold them with rope, give them crampons so they can work well and as precisely as possible, so that no evidence, no body part could escape their vigilance.

  4. Antonio Guterres:

    Trust in global governance is also fragile, multilateralism is under fire precisely when we need it most.

  5. Stephen Jay Gould:

    ... many folks take them seriously because they just ‘know’ that evolution can never be seen in the immediate here and now. In fact, a precisely opposite situation prevails: biologists have documented a veritable glut of cases for rapid and eminently measurable evolution on timescales of years and decades.”


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