exact

  • 1 exact — exact …

    Dictionnaire des rimes

  • 2 exact — exact, exacte [ ɛgza(kt), ɛgzakt ] adj. • XVIe; lat. exactus « poussé jusqu au bout, accompli », de exigere « achever » I ♦ 1 ♦ Vx ou littér. Qui est fait avec soin, en observant les règles prescrites, les normes. ⇒ minutieux, rigoureux,… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 3 exact — EXÁCT, Ă, exacţi, te, adj., adv. I. adj. 1. Care este conform cu realitatea, care este în deplină concordanţă cu adevărul. ♢ Ştiinţe exacte = ştiinţe în care formulările se pot prezenta în formă matematică. ♦ Care reproduce întocmai un model,… …

    Dicționar Român

  • 4 Exact — Ex*act , a. [L. exactus precise, accurate, p. p. of exigere to drive out, to demand, enforce, finish, determine, measure; ex out + agere to drive; cf. F. exact. See {Agent}, {Act}.] 1. Precisely agreeing with a standard, a fact, or the truth;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 exact — ex‧act [ɪgˈzækt] verb [transitive] formal to demand and get something from someone, especially using forceful methods: • My client is only claiming the return of taxes exacted under an unlawful demand. exaction noun [uncountable] : • The company… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 6 exact — exact, acte (é gza, ou, suivant la prononciation la plus commune, è gzakt, c et t sonnant, gzak t . Il y a des divergences pour la prononciation du masculin : plusieurs disent è gza, ne faisant pas plus sonner ct que dans respect ; Richelet note… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 7 exact — Exact, [ex]acte. adj. Regulier, ponctuel, soigneux, qui observe ponctuellement tout ce qu il faut jusqu aux moindres choses dans ce qu il fait, dans ce qu il dit. Il est fort exact. autheur exact. vous n estes pas assez exact. il faut estre exact …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 8 Exact — Ex*act , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Exacted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Exacting}.] [From L. exactus, p. p. of exigere; or fr. LL. exactare: cf. OF. exacter. See {Exact}, a.] To demand or require authoritatively or peremptorily, as a right; to enforce the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 exact — [eg zakt′, igzakt′] adj. [L exactus < pp. of exigere, to drive out, measure, determine < ex , out + agere, to do: see ACT1] 1. characterized by, requiring, or capable of accuracy of detail; very accurate; methodical; correct [an exact… …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 exact — I adjective accurate, admitting of no deviation, allowing no departure from the standard, careful, clear cut, close, correct, defined, detailed, diligens, exactus, explicit, express, faithful, literal, meticulous, minute, particular, plain,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 11 exact — [adj1] accurate, precise bull’s eye*, careful, clear, clear cut, correct, dead on*, definite, distinct, downright, explicit, express, faithful, faultless, identical, literal, methodical, nailed down*, nice, on target*, on the button*, on the… …

    New thesaurus

  • 12 Exact — Ex*act , v. i. To practice exaction. [R.] [1913 Webster] The anemy shall not exact upon him. Ps. lxxxix. 22. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 13 exact — vb require, *demand, claim Analogous words: *ask, request, solicit: compel, *force, constrain, coerce, oblige exact adj accurate, *correct, right, precise, nice Analogous words: * …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 14 exact — ► ADJECTIVE 1) not approximated in any way; precise. 2) accurate or correct in all details: an exact replica. 3) tending to be accurate about minor details. ► VERB 1) demand and obtain (something) from someone. 2) inflict (revenge) on someone …

    English terms dictionary

  • 15 Exact — (v. lat), ausgeführt, genau. Exacte Wissenschaften, die nach genau bestimmten u. streng bewiesenen Erkenntnissen streben, also bes. diejenigen, Mechanik, Astronomie, Physik etc. Exacticität (Exactitude, spr. Exactitühd), Genauigkeit …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 16 Exact — Exact, lat. deutsch, pünktlich; E.itude (frz. –ühd), Pünktlichkeit …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 17 exact — ex|act1 S3 [ıgˈzækt] adj [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: exactus, past participle of exigere; EXACT2] 1.) completely correct in every detail ▪ Police are still investigating the exact cause of the accident. ▪ What were his exact words? ▪ The… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 exact — [[t]ɪgzæ̱kt[/t]] ♦♦ exacts, exacting, exacted 1) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n Exact means correct in every detail. For example, an exact copy is the same in every detail as the thing it is copied from. I don t remember the exact words... The exact… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 exact — 1 adjective 1 correct and including all the necessary details: exact description of the assassin | I don t know the exact terms of the agreement. | exact replica/copy etc: They built an exact replica of the opera house in Naples. | to be exact… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 exact — /əgˈzækt / (say uhg zakt), /ɛg / (say eg ) adjective 1. strictly accurate or correct: an exact likeness; an exact description; an exact translation. 2. precise, as opposed to approximate: the exact sum due; the exact date. 3. admitting of no… …

    Australian English dictionary


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