Definitions for instanceˈɪn stəns
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word instance
case, instance, example(noun)
an occurrence of something
"it was a case of bad judgment"; "another instance occurred yesterday"; "but there is always the famous example of the Smiths"
example, illustration, instance, representative(verb)
an item of information that is typical of a class or group
"this patient provides a typical example of the syndrome"; "there is an example on page 10"
exemplify, illustrate, instance(verb)
clarify by giving an example of
Urgency of manner or words; an urgent request; insistence.
A case offered as an exemplification or a precedent; an illustrative example.
A recurring occasion, case etc.
A piece of evidence; a proof or sign (of something).
In object-oriented programming: a created object, one that has had memory allocated for local data storage; an instantiation of a class.
A question that can be asked in the context of a computational problem.
To mention as a case or example; to refer to; to cite; as, to instance a fact.
To cite an example as proof; to exemplify.
Origin: From instance, from instantia, from instans; see instant.
the act or quality of being instant or pressing; urgency; solicitation; application; suggestion; motion
that which is instant or urgent; motive
occasion; order of occurrence
that which offers itself or is offered as an illustrative case; something cited in proof or exemplification; a case occurring; an example
a token; a sign; a symptom or indication
to mention as a case or example; to refer to; to cite; as, to instance a fact
to give an example
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Rank popularity for the word 'instance' in Nouns Frequency: #1247
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Translations for instance
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- περίπτωση, κρούσμα, φορά, περιστατικό, στιγµιότυποGreek
- caso, ejemploSpanish
- juhtum, näideEstonian
- instanssi, esimerkki, tapausFinnish
- voorbeeld, voorvalDutch
- zdarzenie, okazjaPolish
- ocasião, instância, exemplo, ocorrênciaPortuguese
- întâmplare, instanță, exemplu, incident, circumstanță, ocazie, cazRomanian
- инста́нция, образе́ц, экземпля́р, приме́р, слу́чайRussian
- primjer, primjerakSerbo-Croatian
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