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1. Strictly and completely in accord with fact; not deviating from truth or reality: an exact account; an exact replica; your exact words.
2. Characterized by accurate measurements or inferences with small margins of error; not approximate: an exact figure; an exact science.
3. Characterized by strict adherence to standards or rules: an exact speaker.
tr.v. ex·act·ed, ex·act·ing, ex·acts
1. To force the payment or yielding of; extort: exact tribute from a conquered people.
2. To demand and obtain by force or authority: a harsh leader who exacts obedience.
3. To inflict (vengeance or punishment, for example).

[Latin exāctus, past participle of exigere, to weigh out, demand : ex-, ex- + agere, to weigh; see ag- in Indo-European roots.]

ex·act′a·ble adj.
ex·act′ness n.
ex·ac′tor, ex·act′er n.
References in classic literature ?
And the fourth, is the poller and exacter of fees; which justifies the common resemblance of the courts of justice, to the bush whereunto, while the sheep flies for defence in weather, he is sure to lose part of his fleece.
unseen, with exacter measures, with better poems, celebrations of a
How then, will anyone call that man sane who, as though seized by a hurricane, does not walk but is driven along, and serves a raging evil, who does not entrust his revenge to another, but is himself the exacter, and thus ferocious alike in mind and hand, becomes the executioner of those who are dearest and those things which, when lost, he will weep?
Orcutt pointed out that simulation based on micro level data (on households, natural persons or firms) are exacter and more informative.
I, with little land to stir, 5 Am the exacter labourer, Ere the parting kiss be dry, Quick, thy tablets, Memory
For an exacter description of the situating of the root verb arguments in the derivative structure, it is argued in Paulsen (2011), that the morpholexical operators presented in (15) are useful.
These three considerations all militate in favor of the state being the exclusive exacter of retributive justice.
When the exacter model will be built, it will be possible to start creation of 3D-model of the whole servo-system.
For Aristotle, the clearest and best form of philia, real philia, was that formed between good men, each reckoning the other's life as valuable as his own, each finding in the other his own best image of what men should be (I say 'men' throughout as this is the exacter version of what Aristotle thought: no doubt we would prefer to say 'people').
An exacter definition is given in Mackenzie (1987; p.
It portrays God as the chief exacter of retribution.
However exactly the parallelism between psychical and cerebral energies may be established, the exacter correlation can tell us little more than the vaguer told us--little more than we had always known.