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