Definition of precisely in English Dictionary

  • AdverbCOMmore preciselySUPmost preciselyPREpré-SUF-ly
    1. (manner) In a precise manner; exactly.
      1. (focus) Used to provide emphasis.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • CED utilises implanted intracranial microcatheters through which drugs are infused at precisely controlled infusion rates.
          • It was precisely the hard-heartedness of these economic doctrines that the nineteenth-century English novelist Charles Dickens had satirized in Hard Times.
          • Then, no one saw precisely how it happened, whiff-whaff, Lemoine's weapon flew from his hand and struck the wall with a whirr and a jangle.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Adverbs
          • Focus adverbs
            • Manner adverbs
            • Morphemes
              • Suffixes
                • Words by suffix
                  • Words suffixed with -ly
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            1. en precisely unless
            Source: Wiktionary
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            Meaning of precisely for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "precisely" is an adverb, more specifically, a focus adverb and a manner adverb. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe.
            Difficultness: Level 1
            Easy     ➨     Difficult
            Definiteness: Level 1
            Definite    ➨     Versatile