When it is exactly 1:00, this is an example of a time when it is precisely 1:00.
When you carefully place books on a shelf with great precision, this is an example of a time when you place the books precisely on the shelf.
When someone asks if what they just said is correct and it is absolutely correct, this is an example of a time when you might say "Precisely."
Inferior equipment was precisely the reason some hikers refused to continue the climb.
Origin of precisely
- precise +"Ž -ly