Synonyms of precisely in English:


See US English definition of precisely

See UK English definition of precisely


1‘at 2 o'clock precisely, the phone rang’

exactly, sharp, on the dot
promptly, prompt, dead, dead on, on the stroke of …, on the dot of …
right, directly, squarely
informal bang, bang on, spot on, smack, slap, slap bang, plumb
North American on the button, on the nose, smack dab

2‘Toby is precisely the kind of man I have been looking for’

exactly, absolutely, just, in all respects, in every way, entirely, altogether
informal to a T

3‘fertilization can be timed precisely’

accurately, exactly, carefully, to a nicety
clearly, distinctly, strictly

4‘‘You mean it was a conspiracy?’ ‘Precisely’’

yes, exactly, quite, absolutely, right, that's right, just so, quite so, indubitably, without a doubt, definitely
informal you bet, I'll say