precisely

All Adverb
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  • But he did precisely what he told us he would do when we asked him in.
  • He is precisely where he has always wanted to be, and he will remain there.
  • What six-thirty had to do with seven o'clock precisely no one knew. Cited from The Old Wives' Tale, by Arnold Bennett
  • These were precisely the years when their children were growing up.
  • He was as good as his word - for precisely seven days.
  • It must have been nine o'clock precisely when we entered the breakfast room. Cited from Autobiographic Sketches, by Thomas de Quincey
  • Precisely, it states that opening the door changes the state of the door if it had been previously closed.
  • He was as good as his word -- for precisely seven days.
  • At one o'clock precisely I was shown into the manager's office. Cited from My Double Life, by Sarah Bernhardt
  • I just tried to write as precisely as I could to what I heard in my head.
  • It appeared that 'six-thirty for seven o'clock precisely' meant seven-fifteen. Cited from The Old Wives' Tale, by Arnold Bennett
  • "Quite, sir; my master has ordered his horses at eight o'clock precisely." Cited from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
  • Each region can, in turn, be divided into smaller areas to more precisely provide the location of the house in question.
  • At three o'clock precisely the last member had arrived. Cited from Grace Harlowe's Sophomore Year at High School, by Jessie Graham Flower
  • All stations in the same group scan and receive each channel at precisely the same time window.
  • Women should not have that choice, precisely because if there is such a choice, too many women will make that one.
  • Rather, we have them precisely because of that history.
  • But this is precisely what the right side of the identity says should happen, so we are finished.
  • This has led to a measure of speculation as to where precisely his story is set.
  • B is typeless, or more precisely has one data type: the computer word.
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Meaning of precisely

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