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Adjective: exact  ig'zakt or eg'zakt
  1. Marked by strict and particular and complete accordance with fact
    "an exact mind"; "an exact copy"; "hit the exact centre of the target"
     
  2. (of ideas, images, representations, expressions) characterized by perfect conformity to fact or truth; strictly correct
    - accurate, precise
Verb: exact  ig'zakt or eg'zakt
  1. Claim as due or just
    "The bank exacted payment of the loan";
    - demand
     
  2. Take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs
    - claim, take

Derived forms: exacted, exacts, exacting

See also: accurate, correct, direct, literal, mathematical, perfect, photographic, precise, right, rigorous, strict, verbatim

Type of: ask, call for, claim, demand, involve, necessitate, need, postulate, require, take

Antonym: inexact

Encyclopedia: Exact