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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Exactly  \Ex*act"ly\,  adv 
  In  an  exact  manner;  precisely  according  to  a  rule  standard, 
  or  fact  accurately;  strictly;  correctly;  nicely.  ``Exactly 
  wrought.''  --Shak. 
 
  His  enemies  were  pleased,  for  he  had  acted  exactly  as 
  their  interests  required.  --Bancroft. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  exactly 
  adv  1:  indicating  exactness  or  preciseness;  "he  was  doing  precisely 
  (or  exactly)  what  she  had  told  him  to  do";  "it  was 
  just  as  he  said--the  jewel  was  gone";  "it  has  just 
  enough  salt"  [syn:  {precisely},  {just}] 
  2:  just  as  it  should  be  "`Precisely,  my  lord,'  he  said"  [syn: 
  {precisely},  {on  the  nose},  {on  the  dot},  {on  the  button}] 
  3:  in  a  precise  manner;  "she  always  expressed  herself 
  precisely"  [syn:  {precisely},  {incisively}]  [ant:  {imprecisely}, 
  {imprecisely}] 




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