What is the meaning of precisely?


  • Indicating exactness or preciseness.
    • usage: "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"
  • In a precise manner.
    • usage: "she always expressed herself precisely"
  • Just as it should be.
    • usage: "`Precisely, my lord,' he said"
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