[ in-stan-shee-eyt ]
/ ɪnˈstæn ʃiˌeɪt /
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verb (used with object), in·stan·ti·at·ed, in·stan·ti·at·ing.
to provide an instance of or concrete evidence in support of (a theory, concept, claim, or the like).
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Origin of instantiate
OTHER WORDS FROM instantiatein·stan·ti·a·tion, nounin·stan·ti·a·tive, adjective
Words nearby instantiate
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Example sentences from the Web for instantiate
Then any changes you make get synced back and we instantiate them.
The way you get a ride online is to sync up with our version-server and then instantiate a copy.
British Dictionary definitions for instantiate
/ (ɪnˈstænʃɪˌeɪt) /
(tr) to represent by an instance
Word Origin for instantiate
C20: from Latin instantia (see instance) + -ate 1
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