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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Exact as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

8 September 2021
Last seen in: Irish Independent - Simple

We found 32 answers for the crossword clue 'Exact', the most recent of which was seen in the Irish Independent - Simple.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Exact a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Exact as an answer itself some 278 times.

Exact is a single word clue made up of 5 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Irish Independent - Simple' on Tuesday, 07 September 2021 with the answer being PRECISE, we also found PRECISE to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • Marked by strict and particular and complete accordance with fact; "an exact mind"; "an exact copy"; "hit the exact center of the target"
  • Take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs; "the accident claimed three lives"; "The hard work took its toll on her"
  • Claim as due or just; "The bank demanded payment of the loan"
  • (of ideas, images, representations, expressions) characterized by perfect conformity to fact or truth ; strictly correct; "a precise image"; "a precise measurement"

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

Sports implement consisting of a tapering rod used to strike a cue ball in pool or billiards

4 Letters

Engage for service under a term of contract; "We took an apartment on a quiet street"; "Let's rent a car"; "Shall we take a guide in Rome?"

The continuum of experience in which events pass from the future through the present to the past

Having a legally established claim; "the legitimate heir"; "the true and lawful king"

Used as intensifiers; `real' is sometimes used informally for `really'; `rattling' is informal; "she was very gifted"; "he played very well"; "a really enjoyable evening"; "I'm real sorry about it"; "a rattling good yarn"

5 Letters

Demand for something as rightful or due; "they struck in support of their claim for a shorter work day"

A contact in the distributor; as the rotor turns its projecting arm contacts them and current flows to the spark plugs

Cause to happen or to occur as a consequence; "I cannot work a miracle"; "wreak havoc"; "bring comments"; "play a joke"; "The rain brought relief to the drought-stricken area"

6 Letters



The act of demanding; "the kidnapper's exorbitant demands for money"

Get or cause to become in a difficult or laborious manner

Impose something unpleasant; "The principal visited his rage on the students"


Rigidly accurate; allowing no deviation from a standard; "rigorous application of the law"; "a strict vegetarian"

Sports equipment consisting of an object set up for a marksman or archer to aim at

7 Letters

Mindful of the future in spending money; "careful with money"

Alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard; "Adjust the clock, please"; "correct the alignment of the front wheels"

A mistake in printed matter resulting from mechanical failures of some kind

Make perfect or complete; "perfect your French in Paris!"

Sharply exact or accurate or delimited; "a precise mind"; "specified a precise amount"; "arrived at the precise moment"

Make someone do something

The act of forcing yourself (or being forced) into or through a restricted space; "getting through that small opening was a tight squeeze"


8 Letters

Conforming exactly or almost exactly to fact or to a standard or performing with total accuracy; "an accurate reproduction"; "the accounting was accurate"; "accurate measurements"; "an accurate scale"

Rigidly accurate; allowing no deviation from a standard; "rigorous application of the law"; "a strict vegetarian"

A medicine that has a mitigating effect on a specific disease; "quinine is a specific for malaria"


10 Letters

Marked by precise accordance with details; "meticulous research"; "punctilious in his attention to rules of etiquette"

Characterized by extreme care and great effort; "conscientious application to the work at hand"; "painstaking research"; "scrupulous attention to details"

12 Letters

Relating to photography or obtained by using photography; "photographic equipment"

15 Letters


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