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 exactly exactly

adv

  • ( ) indicating exactness or preciseness  ( exactly, just, precisely, properly )
    indicating exactness or preciseness
     he was doing precisely (or exactly) what she had told him to do
    he was doing precisely (or exactly) what she had told him to do
     it was just as he said--the jewel was gone
    it was just as he said--the jewel was gone
     it has just enough salt
    it has just enough salt
     Properly speaking, all true work is religion.
    Properly speaking, all true work is religion.
  • ( ) just as it should be  ( exactly, on the button, on the dot, on the nose, precisely )
    just as it should be
     Precisely, my lord,' he said
    Precisely, my lord,' he said
  • in a precise manner  ( exactly, incisively, precisely )
    in a precise manner
     she always expressed herself precisely
    she always expressed herself precisely


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