Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Exact"

The meaning of "Exact" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does exacting mean?
A: requiring careful attention and precision.

example
He has very exacting standards.
Q: What does 'exact same with' mean?
A: exact same WIDTH

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Example sentences using "Exact"

Q: Please show me example sentences with exact.
A: Person A: "I think there were around 100 people"
Person B: "Can you give me an exact number?"

Exact is always an adjective. "Exactly" is an adverb. Compare these examples:

Person A: "How many planets are in our solar system?"
Person B: "There are exactly 8 planets"
VS
Person A:"What is the exact number or planets in our solar system"
Person B:"The exact number is 8"

"You're the exact person I was looking for"
"You're exactly the person I was looking for"

"That's the exact same dog I saw yesterday"
"That's exactly the same dog I saw yesterday"
Q: Please show me example sentences with no exact.
A:
1) There is no exact male equivalent for witches.
2) There are no exact parallels between languages. 3.
3) Some concepts in Chinese medicine have no exact equivalent in Western medicine.
4) There is no exact equivalent of Taking the Side of the Other.
5) There seems to be no exact definition, but serenade or divertimento would be equally appropriate.
6) No exact figure on how much revenue this generates could be obtained from state tax officials.
7) McFarlane, who had no exact counterpart on the opposite side, stood with Nitze and Max Kampelman.
8) The firm has no exact way to judge accurately the demand elasticity for its many products.
9) Galileo was humiliated in Rome in a manner that has no exact parallel in Protestant countries.
10) Any honest guitar maker will admit that making acoustics is no exact science, but an unpredictable art.


Synonyms of "Exact" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between exact and precise and accurate ?
A: As far as I know the three of them mean the same thing, just different words which may be used appropriately in different occasions.
Q: What is the difference between exact and accurate ?
A: both means the same thing
Q: What is the difference between exact and exacting ?
A: If you mean 'exact' and 'exacting' as in adjectives, they have distinct differences. Exact means perfect/precise/accurate. An example is 'The bill is around $43, but the exact amount you need to pay is $42.81.

Exacting on the other hand means something along the lines of having too high standards or to be too demanding/exacting too much. So an example would be "He didn't think he could finish the work given to him by his exacting boss."
Q: What is the difference between exact and thorough ?
A: Find the exact number of eggs. Make a thorough count before you give me a number.
Q: What is the difference between exact and accurate ?
A: Same meaning, but they are used in different ways.

I gave the taxi driver exact change.

That pedometer is not very accurate.

Translations of "Exact"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? exact
A: Exactly.

Other questions about "Exact"

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Q: Please show me how to pronounce exact.
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Q: I'm exacting to myself Does this sound natural?
A: What are you trying to say?

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