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Synonyms of exact in English:


  • 1 write an exact description of everything you see
    explicit, detailed, minute, meticulous, thorough, blow-by-blow;
    British  inch-perfect
    British informal spot on, bang on
    North American informal on the money
    [Antonyms] inexact, inaccurate
  • 2 he didn't approve of sloppiness and liked to be exact
    [Antonyms] careless
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  • 1 she exacted high standards of cleanliness from them
    demand, require, insist on, command, call for, impose, request, ask for, expect, look for;
    extract, compel, force, wring, wrest, squeeze, obtain
    archaic constrain
  • 2 they exacted a terrible vengeance on the helpless tribe
    inflict, impose, deliver, administer, issue, apply
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    exact, accurate, precise
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