Definition for Precise (-r, -ly)

precise (-r, -ly), adv. [Fr. < L. præ, before, anteriorly, in front + cæděre, cut.] (webplay: hour, law, life, scrupulous exactness, time).

  1. Exactly; entirely; just; the same (as).
  2. Accurately; truly; genuinely; really; surely; absolutely.
  3. Only; exclusively; individually; exactly tailored to fit one person.
  4. Concurrently; at the exact moment; at the same time.
  5. Carefully; deliberately; ceremoniously.
  6. Phrase. “Precisely as”: depending on; based on; contingent on.

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