- the process of deriving an individual statement from a general one by replacing the variable with a name or other referring expression
- the valid inference of an instance from a universally quantified statement, as David is rational from all men are rational
- a statement so derived
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Words nearby instantiation
Example sentences from the Web for instantiation
The method of an image is an experience, not a grammar applied to a repertory, or the instantiation of rules of grammar.
Instantiation of meaning is always in the experience through which individuals constitute their identity.
The logic of this language was an extension and instantiation of the logic of human activity.