HyperDic: instance

English > 3 senses of the word instance:
NOUNeventinstance, case, examplean occurrence of something
cognitioninstance, example, illustration, representativean item of information that is typical of a class or group
VERBcommunicationinstance, exemplify, illustrateclarify by giving an example of
instance > pronunciation
Soundsih'nstahns
Rhymesabeyance ... virulence: 273 rhymes with ahns...
English > instance: 3 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningAn occurrence of something.
Example "another instance occurred yesterday"
Synonymscase, example
Narrowerhumiliation, mortificationAn instance in which you are caused to lose your prestige or self-respect
piece, bitAn instance of some kind
time, clipAn instance or single occasion for some event
Broaderhappening, occurrence, occurrent, natural eventAn event that happens
Spanishcaso, ejemplo, instancia, vez
Catalancas, exemple
Verbsinstantiatefind an instance of (a word or particular usage of a word)
instantiaterepresent by an instance
English > instance: 3 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningAn item of information that is typical of a class or group.
Synonymsexample, illustration, representative
Narrowerapology, excuseA poor example
exceptionAn instance that does not conform to a rule or generalization
precedent, case in pointAn example that is used to justify similar occurrences at a later time
quintessenceThe most typical example or representative of a type
sampleA small part of something intended as representative of the whole / whole
specimenAn example regarded as typical of its class
Broaderinformationknowledge acquired through study or experience or instruction
Spanishejemplo
Catalanexemple
Verbsinstanceclarify by giving an example of
instantiatefind an instance of (a word or particular usage of a word)
instantiaterepresent by an instance
English > instance: 3 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningclarify by giving an example of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsexemplify, illustrate
Broaderelaborate, lucubrate, expatiate, exposit, enlarge, flesh out, expand, expound, dilateadd details, as to an account or idea
Spanishejemplificar, ilustrar, ofrecer como ejemplo
Catalanexemplificar
Nounsinstancean item of information that is typical of a class or group

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