exact

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exact is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
exact

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Positive
exact

Comparative
more exact

Superlative
most exact

  1. If something is exact, it completely agrees with a statement, fact, or a truth; it fits perfectly.
  2. If something is exact, it is clearly thought of or stated.
  3. If someone is exact, they are careful to follow a rule, guideline, or promise; they are accurate; they are methodical.

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Plain form
exact

Third-person singular
exacts

Past tense
exacted

Past participle
exacted

Present participle
exacting

  1. (transitive) If someone exacts a payment from someone, they demand and enforce it.
  2. (transitive) If someone exacts something, they make it desirable; they need it.
  3. (transitive) If someone exacts something from someone, they get or make it by force.

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