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Synonyms for instance
ˈɪn stəns

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. case, instance, example(noun)

    an occurrence of something

    "it was a case of bad judgment"; "another instance occurred yesterday"; "but there is always the famous example of the Smiths"

    Synonyms:
    deterrent example, type, font, object lesson, pillow slip, case, eccentric, pillowcase, guinea pig, lesson, fount, casing, exemplar, character, event, subject, example, cause, good example, causa, representative, slip, compositor's case, caseful, grammatical case, face, showcase, illustration, exercise, vitrine, display case, sheath, typeface, typesetter's case, model, lawsuit, suit, shell

  2. example, illustration, instance, representative(verb)

    an item of information that is typical of a class or group

    "this patient provides a typical example of the syndrome"; "there is an example on page 10"

    Synonyms:
    representative, congressman, object lesson, good example, lesson, exemplar, case, example, voice, congresswoman, illustration, deterrent example, model, exemplification, interpreter, spokesperson, exercise

  3. exemplify, illustrate, instance(verb)

    clarify by giving an example of

    Synonyms:
    represent, illustrate, exemplify

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. instance

    A precedent is an authoritative case, example, or instance. The communism of the early Christians in Jerusalem is a wonderful example or instance of Christian liberality, but not a precedent for the universal church through all time. Cases decided by irregular or unauthorized tribunals are not precedents for the regular administration of law. An obiter dictum is an opinion outside of the case in hand, which can not be quoted as an authoritative precedent. Compare CAUSE; EXAMPLE.

    Synonyms:
    antecedent, authority, case, example, obiter dictum, pattern, precedent, warrant

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. instance

    Synonyms:
    entreaty, request, prompting, persuasion, example, solicitation, case, illustration, exemplification, occurrence, point, precedence

    Antonyms:
    dissuasion, deprecation, warning, rule, statement, principle, misexemplification

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. instance(n.)

    Synonyms:
    solicitation, request, urgency, prompting, importunity, instigation, incitement

  2. instance(n.)

    Synonyms:
    example, exemplification, illustration, case in point

  3. instance(n.)

    Synonyms:
    time, occasion, occurrence

  4. instance(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    mention as an instance, bring forward as an example

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. instance(n)

    Synonyms:
    persistency, request, solicitation, urgency, example, case, illustration

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  1. Gennadiy Goldberg:

    It could be that foreign investors rotated away from Treasuries in January and bought agencies, for instance, to get a higher yield.

  2. Jared Fox:

    For a young trans girl, to be able to go to a father-daughter dance can feel very affirming because in this instance she’s recognized as a daughter.

  3. Ryan Hyer:

    Every time I close my eyes, I picture her suffering and then I picture her laying in this coffin, i still see her smiling and laughing in my head and I would assume that smile and laughter turned to pain and suffering in that instance.

  4. Andrew Lee:

    One of the interesting areas that we plan to explore in partnership with large companies is actually using our platform technology to include other drugs that previously maybe haven't been suitable for topical or transdermal delivery - or drugs which may have not got through the regulatory filings because, for instance, they might have caused stomach irritation or other side effects when taken orally.

  5. Dina Dosmukhanova:

    There will be no revolt here - like in Ukraine, for instance.


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