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instance

noun

1 instance

An occurrence of something:
— Another instance occurred yesterday.

synonyms: case, example.

Roget 615: motive, springs of action, wellsprings of action.    reason, ground, call, principle; by end, by purpose; mainspring, primum mobile [Lat.], keystone; the why and the wherefore; ... show more

Roget 765: request, requisition; claim etc. (demand) 741; petition, suit, prayer; begging letter, round robin.    motion, overture, ... show more

Roget 871: expectance etc. (expectation) 507.    example, instance (conformity) 82.    normality (habit) 613.    nine days' wonder.   

Dutch: voorbeeld, voorval



2 instance

An item of information that is typical of a class or group.

synonyms: example, illustration, representative.

Roget 82: conformity, conformance; observance; habituation.    naturalization; conventionality etc. (custom) 613; agreement etc. 23.    example, instance, ... show more

Dutch: voorbeeld

verb

1 instance

Clarify by giving an example of.

synonyms: exemplify, illustrate.


Moby thesaurus: abetment, adduce, anatomize, article, as an example, aspect, atomize, call to mind, case, case history, case in point, circumstantiate, citation, cite, cite a particular, count, cross reference, datum, demonstrate, demonstration ... show more.

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