from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who exacts; an extortioner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun rare An exactor.

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  • noun An exactor.


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From exact + -er


  • The nice thing is that when checking sales effects, the bank confirms it, so advertising moves from the sphere of ghostly fog and persuasive pitches, to a more taut business where exacter values are known and can be traded with high efficiency.

    But Whom Should I Target? - Bill Harvey - MediaBizBlogger

  • And the fourth, is the poller and exacter of fees; which justifies the common resemblance of the courts of justice, to the bush whereunto, while the sheep flies for defence in weather, he is sure to lose part of his fleece.

    The Essays

  • And the exacter part of all of them is really arithmetic and mensuration.


  • Biological and especially social invention were lagging far behind the practical advances of the exacter, simpler sciences.

    The Shape of Things to Come

  • The exacter treatment of this subject belongs, however, to a different kind of writing.

    The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans

  • Messrs. Burlington and Smith, were to be drawn with an exacter pencil, and far more delicate colouring.

    Wylder's Hand

  • In fact, it was a rough, but powerful likeness — startling at the moment — unexceptionable at a little distance — but which failed on a nearer and exacter examination.

    Wylder's Hand

  • Out of him shall come forth the corner, out of him the pin, out of him the bow of battle, out of him ever exacter together.

    The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Book 43: Zacharias The Challoner Revision

  • And when thou goest with thy adversary to the prince, whilst thou art in the way, endeavour to be delivered from him: lest perhaps he draw thee to be judge, and the judge deliver thee to the exacter, and the exacter cast thee into prison.

    The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Book 49: Luke The Challoner Revision

  • _Policy_, we might say, for want of an exacter word.

    The Growth of Thought As Affecting the Progress of Society


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