from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adv. In an exact manner; accurately.
- adv. In all respects; just: Do exactly as you please.
- adv. As you say. Used to indicate agreement.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adv. without approximation; precisely.
- adv. Used to provide emphasis.
- interj. Signifies agreement or recognition
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In an exact manner; precisely according to a rule, standard, or fact; accurately; strictly; correctly; nicely.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In an exact manner; precisely according to rule, measure, fact, circumstance, etc.; with minute correctness; accurately: as, a tenon exactly fitted to the mortise.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a precise manner
- adv. indicating exactness or preciseness
- adv. just as it should be
Because it smells exactly and I mean *exactly* like Wint-o-green Life Savers.
"You'll do exactly what I tell you, _exactly_, without asking how or why?"
And as we know, doing exactly what Bush wants, no questions asked is *exactly* the same as failing to oppose him in all things no matter what even if it means abandoning a liberal cause he happens to take up, the bastard.
a dollar in my pocket and she walks exactly to please me -- walks _exactly_ to please me.
Wikus isn’t exactly a Nazi, in the same way that modern European meddlers in the 3rd world aren’t *exactly* Nazis…they only kill unborn undesireables.
But a given climate model, if fed with exactly the same inputs, should be re-runnable to produce * exactly* the same outputs, down to the lowest bit (and if it isn't reproducible down to the lowest bit it will rapidly diverge: there is a good illustration of this in
Hannah pulled her head up, her expression exactly the same as that of the little girl she had once been, caught with her hand in the biscuit tin.
And another book that James gave me - I can't remember the title exactly but it's something like the Story of Long Tack Sam.
It was called, if I remember the title exactly, The Christian
Whereas for Fred and Kathy, Larry represented more than “just” a child—he speculated to me that they chose his name exactly because it sounded so American.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.