To force or compel to be paid or yielded; demand or require authoritatively or menacingly.To demand of right or necessity; enjoin with pressing urgency.To claim; require.Synonyms Exact, Extort, Enforce. Extort is much stronger than exact, and implies more of physical compulsion applied or threatened. Exact and extort apply to something to be got; enforce to something to be done. Enforce expresses more physical and less moral compulsion than extort.To practise exaction.Closely correct or regular; strictly accurate; truly adjusted, adapted, conformable, or the like.Precisely correct or right; real; actual; veritable: as, the exact sum or amount; the exact time; those were his exact words. A statement is exact which does not differ from the true by any quantity, however small. See synonyms under accurate.Methodical; careful; not negligent; observing strict accuracy, method, rule, or order: as, a man exact in keeping appointments; an exact thinker.Characterized by or admitting of exactness or precision; precisely thought out or stated; dealing with definite facts or precise principles: as, an exact demonstration; the exact sciences.Steady; even; well-balanced.In English law, to call (a party) in court to answer.