vi to practice exaction.
2. exact ·adj precisely or definitely conceived or stated; strict.
3. exact ·adj habitually careful to agree with a standard, a rule, or a promise; accurate; methodical; punctual; as, a man exact in observing an appointment; in my doings i was exact.
4. exact ·adj precisely agreeing with a standard, a fact, or the truth; perfectly conforming; neither exceeding nor falling short in any respect; true; correct; precise; as, the clock keeps exact time; he paid the exact debt; an exact copy of a letter; exact accounts.
5. exact ·adj to demand or require authoritatively or peremptorily, as a right; to enforce the payment of, or a yielding of; to compel to yield or to furnish; hence, to wrest, as a fee or reward when none is due;
followed by from or of before the one subjected to exaction; as, to exact tribute, fees, obedience, ·etc., from or of some one.