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1. exactly

adverb. ['ɪgˈzæktli'] indicating exactness or preciseness.

Synonyms

  • just

Antonyms

  • inequity
  • unfairness

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • exact (English)

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Rhymes with Exactly

  • factly

How do you pronounce exactly?

Pronounce exactly as ɪgˈzæktli.

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How to spell exactly? Is it exacly? Or exactl? Common misspellings are:

  • exacly
  • exactl

Sentences with exactly


1. Adverb
Place the weapon exactly how you would hold it when you shoot, with the front sight upright.

Quotes about exactly


1. Success is like reaching an important birthday and finding you're exactly the same.
- Audrey Hepburn

2. I no longer believed in the idea of soul mates, or love at first sight. But I was beginning to believe that a very few times in your life, if you were lucky, you might meet someone who was exactly right for you. Not because he was perfect, or because you were, but because your combined flaws were arranged in a way that allowed two separate beings to hinge together.
- Lisa Kleypas, Blue-Eyed Devil

3. The mark of all good art is not that the thing done is done exactly or finely, for machinery may do as much, but that it is worked out with the head and the workman's heart.
- Oscar Wilde

2. exactly

adverb. ['ɪgˈzæktli'] just as it should be.

Synonyms

  • on the nose
  • on the button
  • precisely

Antonyms

  • unfair
  • unjust
  • dishonorable
  • unrighteous

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • exact (English)

3. exactly

adverb. ['ɪgˈzæktli'] in a precise manner.

Synonyms

  • incisively

Antonyms

  • inexactly
  • partial

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • exact (English)
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