Definitions for for instance

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word for instance

Princeton's WordNet

  1. for example, for instance, e.g.(adverb)

    as an example

    "take ribbon snakes, for example"


  1. for instance(Adverb)

    as an example

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'for instance' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1452

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'for instance' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1316

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Dina Dosmukhanova:

    There will be no revolt here - like in Ukraine, for instance.

  2. Rakesh Kaushal:

    It's the first instance of its kind in my area. It's a sensitive border here.

  3. Franklin P. Jones:

    You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.

  4. Joe Campanale:

    For instance, if a 750ml costs $20, the magnum (2 bottles) will probably cost us $50.

  5. Adrienne E. Gusoff:

    Things could always be worse for instance, you could be ugly and work in the Post Office.


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