verb (used with object), in·stanced, in·stanc·ing.
verb (used without object), in·stanced, in·stanc·ing.
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Idioms for instance
Origin of instance
synonym study for instance
OTHER WORDS FROM instancecoun·ter·in·stance, nounun·in·stanced, adjective
Words nearby instance
Example sentences from the Web for instance
For instance, if you search Facebook today for vaccines, Facebook will gladly point you to several large groups that tell you not to get one.Facebook tries to clean up Groups with new policies|Sarah Perez|September 17, 2020|TechCrunch
According to Schwartz, there have been instances in which police officers on prescription medications like Xanax have been impaired on the job.The policing reforms in the Breonna Taylor settlement, explained|Fabiola Cineas|September 17, 2020|Vox
It depends on what your definition of “worth it” is, but coach’s challenges have certainly resulted in more instances of overturned calls than have requests.Don’t Blame The Refs For All Of These Replay Reviews|Jared Dubin|September 17, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Milwaukee’s Fiserv Forum and Atlanta’s State Farm Arena, for instance, will serve as early voting locations.Trump contradicts CDC director on vaccine; Biden says Americans shouldn’t trust Trump|Colby Itkowitz, Felicia Sonmez, John Wagner|September 16, 2020|Washington Post
The first-round defeat against the Jazz in 2017, for instance, came after just a 2-1 edge.When It Comes To Playoff Disappointment, The Clippers Are In A League Of Their Own|Chris Herring (email@example.com)|September 16, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
They just reflect the range of breeds that were used to create the Heck cattle in the first instance.
For instance, Best Buy has over 40 million members in its customer loyalty program, Reward Zone.
For instance, how do you balance honesty with any protective urge?Daphne Merkin on Lena Dunham, Book Criticism, and Self-Examination|Mindy Farabee|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
El Bulli, for instance, previously named the best restaurant in the world, shuttered its doors after only a few decades.
This happens, for instance, in one out of five vaccinations against rubella.
We glance over the record of the Cecils, for instance, to find that the present Marquis Pg.James Watt|Andrew Carnegie
So these men of the fifteenth century had to teach themselves, in the first instance, the very elements of this knowledge.Renaissance Fancies and Studies|Violet Paget (AKA Vernon Lee)
The notation for the lute, for instance, was invented about 1460 to 1500.Critical & Historical Essays|Edward MacDowell
And in this instance the fourth copy was not used, is that correct?Warren Commission (7 of 26): Hearings Vol. VII (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
For instance, behind the plaster is the modern metal lath so superior to the old wooden variety.If You're Going to Live in the Country|Thomas H. Ormsbee and Richmond Huntley
British Dictionary definitions for instance
- an expression derived from another by instantiation
- See substitution (def. 4b)
Word Origin for instance
Idioms and Phrases with instance
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