Associations to the word «Exact»

Wiktionary

EXACT, adjective. Precisely agreeing with a standard, a fact, or the truth; perfectly conforming; neither exceeding nor falling short in any respect.
EXACT, adjective. Habitually careful to agree with a standard, a rule, or a promise; accurate; methodical; punctual.
EXACT, adjective. Precisely or definitely conceived or stated; strict.
EXACT, adjective. (algebra) (of a sequence of groups connected by homomorphisms) Such that the kernel of one homomorphism is the image of the preceding one.
EXACT, verb. (transitive) To demand and enforce the payment or performance of.
EXACT, verb. (transitive) To make desirable or necessary.
EXACT, verb. (transitive) To forcibly obtain or produce.
EXACT RHYME, noun. Perfect rhyme.
EXACT SAME, adjective. (informal) Same, exactly the same, same exact.
EXACT SCIENCE, noun. (sciences) A field of science such as physics or chemistry which is capable of accurate quantitative expression or precise predictions and rigorous methods of testing hypotheses.
EXACT SCIENCE, noun. (figuratively) (usually as “not to be exact science”) A situation in which the same outcome follows from similar beginnings.
EXACT SCIENCES, noun. Plural of exact science
EXACT SEQUENCE, noun. (algebra) A sequence of groups with adjacent groups connected by homomorphisms such that the image of one homomorphism is the kernel of the next.
EXACT SEQUENCES, noun. Plural of exact sequence

Dictionary definition

EXACT, verb. Claim as due or just; "The bank demanded payment of the loan".
EXACT, verb. Take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs; "the accident claimed three lives"; "The hard work took its toll on her".
EXACT, adjective. Marked by strict and particular and complete accordance with fact; "an exact mind"; "an exact copy"; "hit the exact center of the target".
EXACT, adjective. (of ideas, images, representations, expressions) characterized by perfect conformity to fact or truth ; strictly correct; "a precise image"; "a precise measurement".

Wise words

The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.
Mark Twain