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Instance meaning

instance - 10 dictionary results

  1. 1. an item of information that is representative of a type; " this patient provides a typical example of the syndrome"; " there is an example on page 10"
  2. 2. The act or quality of being instant or pressing; urgency; solicitation; application; suggestion; motion.
  3. 3. That which is instant or urgent; motive.
  4. 4. Occasion; order of occurrence.
  5. 5. That which offers itself or is offered as an illustrative case; something cited in proof or exemplification; a case occurring; an example.
  6. 6. A token; a sign; a symptom or indication.
  7. 7. To mention as a case or example; to refer to; to cite; as, to instance a fact.
  8. 8. To give an example.
  9. 9. Solicitation; occasion; example.
  10. 10. To cite as an example.

instance - examples of usage

  1. Feelings in each instance never ran higher. - "The Crisis, Volume 6", Winston Churchill.
  2. I think he ought to have spoken to me in the first instance. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  3. A farmer, for instance, with a little money, is in search of a farm. - "Hodge and His Masters", Richard Jefferies.
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