Synonyms of exactly in English:

exactly


See definition of exactly

adverb

1‘the room's exactly as I expected it to be’

SYNONYMS

precisely, entirely, absolutely, completely, totally, just, quite, in every way, in every respect, one hundred per cent, every inch, to the hilt

informal on the nail, bang on, spot on, to a T

North American informal on the money

ANTONYMS

not at all

2‘mention your source and write the quotation out exactly’

SYNONYMS

accurately, precisely, correctly, without error, without flaws, without mistakes, unerringly, faultlessly, perfectly

verbatim, word for word, letter for letter, to the letter, literally, closely, faithfully, in every detail, with strict attention to detail

rare veridically

ANTONYMS

inaccurately, inexactly


exclamation

1‘‘You mean she escaped?’ ‘Exactly.’’

SYNONYMS

precisely, yes, right, that's right, just so, quite so, quite, indeed, absolutely, truly, certainly, definitely, assuredly, undoubtedly, indubitably, without a doubt

informal you bet, you got it, I'll say


Phrases

    not exactly

      ‘I'm not exactly a spring chicken any more’

      SYNONYMS

      by no means, not by any means, not, not at all, in no way, certainly not

      not really