- in an exact manner; accurately or precisely
- in every respect; just: it is exactly what I want
- not exactly ⇒ ironic not at all; by no means
- just so! precisely!
WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
ex•act•ly /ɪgˈzæktli/USA pronunciation adv.WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
totally:You got this exactly right.
definitely:"You mean we are going to stay for the whole year?'' "Exactly!''
ex•act•ly (ig zakt′lē),USA pronunciation adv.
Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
exactly /ɪɡˈzæktlɪ/ adv
'exactly' also found in these entries:
Forth - Gregorian calendar - Kelvin scale - Pontianak - absolute pitch - ad litteram - adhere - all fours - alter idem - answer - antapex - antipodal - balls - bona fides - break-even - bull's-eye - button - calorie - care - coincide - coincident - commonplace - contrary - copycat - correspond - countdown - cyclostrophic - dead - dead-on - deposit - direct - directly - distinguish - diˌvisiˈbility - dot - double - dual - due - duplicate - dynamic similarity - either - even - express - expressly - eye - figure - finger - flat - flight simulator - full
Collocations: I'm not exactly sure, not sure what he [means, is saying], exactly, What exactly are you [saying, trying to say]?, more...
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