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Synonyms for by the book

adj organized, precise

Antonyms for by the book

  • confused
  • disorderly
  • disorganized
  • imprecise
  • unmethodical/unmethodic
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More words related to by the book

according to Hoyle

noun. according to the highest authority
  • according to regulation
  • according to rule
  • as it should be
  • by the book
  • by the numbers
  • gospel
  • indisputable
  • proper

by the numbers

adverb. according to rule

dead-on

adjective. exactly correct

exacting

adjective. demanding

fair and square

adjective. completely honest and just

form

noun. accepted procedure; ceremony
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