(adjective, verb)


1. marked by strict and particular and complete accordance with fact

- an exact mind

- an exact copy

- hit the exact center of the target

Similar word(s): accurate, direct, verbatim, literal, mathematical, perfect, photographic, rigorous, strict, literal, perfect, precise

2. (of ideas, images, representations, expressions) characterized by perfect conformity to fact or truth; strictly correct

Similar word(s): correct, right, accurate, precise

Sentences with exact as an adjective:

- The clock keeps exact time.

- He paid the exact debt.

- an exact copy of a letter

- exact accounts

- a man exact in observing an appointment

- In my doings I was exact.


1. claim as due or just

Similar word(s): demand

Definition categories: communication, claim

2. take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs

Similar word(s): claim, take

Definition categories: communication, ask, demand, involve, necessitate, need, postulate, require, take

Sentences with exact as a verb:

- to exact tribute, fees, or obedience

- to exact revenge