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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

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. Matthew Finn:

    The risk that we always have in aviation security is can someone get something on board an aircraft. So a lot of our time and attention has been focused on mitigating the risk of people getting things on an aircraft. What the Fly-Bag does is it actually accepts that there maybe an instance where somebody is successful in getting something on board an aircraft. And therefore, the next question becomes how can we mitigate the effect of an explosive device detonating at altitude in an aircraft.

  2. Katy Perry:

    I ’m just a singer-songwriter, honestly. I speak my truths, and I paint my fantasies into these little bite-size pop songs, for instance, I kissed a girl and I liked it. Truth be told, I did more than that.

  3. Allison Woolbert:

    People see a 17-year-old who has struggled for several years, desperately trying to be herself. They are seeing a real-life instance of what this is like for a teen.

  4. Thomas Frieden:

    That's really unusual, for me, at my level, to have to call and say, 'Let my staff in,' there's been maybe one other instance where I had to do that in my six years as director of the CDC.

  5. Bobby Harris:

    Never accept a meeting without a clear agenda and then ask how long they need, whatever amount of time is requested cut it in half! For instance, if someone asks for 30 minutes, give them 15. Start and stop your meeting on time, every time.

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