Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adverb In an exact manner; accurately.
  • adverb In all respects; just.
  • adverb As you say. Used to indicate agreement.

from The Century Dictionary.

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

  • adverb In an exact manner; precisely according to a rule, standard, or fact; accurately; strictly; correctly; nicely.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb manner without approximation; precisely.
  • adverb focus Used to provide emphasis.
  • interjection Signifies agreement or recognition

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb in a precise manner
  • adverb indicating exactness or preciseness
  • adverb just as it should be

Etymologies

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exact +‎ -ly

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