What does for instance mean?

Definitions for for instance

Here are all the 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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of for instance in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of for instance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Dina Dosmukhanova:

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

  2. Radovan Karadzic:

    It did not occur to anyone to investigate the high instance of malignancy.

  3. Rakesh Kaushal:

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

  4. Franklin P. Jones:

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

  5. Joe Campanale:

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

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