exact etymology

English word exact comes from Malayalam exactare

Detailed word origin of exact

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
exactare Malayalam (mal)
exact English (eng) (algebra, of a sequence of groups connected by homomorphisms) Such that the kernel of one homomorphism is the image of the preceding one.. Habitually careful to agree with a standard, a rule, or a promise; accurate; methodical; punctual.. Precisely agreeing with a standard, a fact, or the truth; perfectly conforming; neither exceeding nor falling short in any respect.. Precisely or [...]

Words with the same origin as exact

Descendants of exactare
exactable exacting exactly exactness exactor perxactly perzackly perzactly prezackly prezactly