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ˈɪn stənt liin·stant·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. immediately, instantly, straightaway, straight off, directly, now, right away, at once, forthwith, like a shotadverb

    without delay or hesitation; with no time intervening

    "he answered immediately"; "found an answer straightaway"; "an official accused of dishonesty should be suspended forthwith"; "Come here now!"

  2. instantaneously, outright, instantly, in a flashadverb

    without any delay

    "he was killed outright"

Wiktionary

  1. instantlyadverb

    Urgently; with insistence.

  2. instantlyadverb

    At once; without delay.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Instantlyadverb

    Etymology: instanter, Latin.

    In a great whale, the sense and the affects of any one part of the body instantly make a transcursion throughout the whole body. Francis Bacon, Nat. Hist. cent. x.

    Sleep instantly fell on me. John Milton.

    As several winds arise,
    Just so their natures alter instantly. Thomas May, Virgil.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Instantlyadverb

    without the least delay or interval; at once; immediately

  2. Instantlyadverb

    with urgency or importunity; earnestly; pressingly

British National Corpus

  1. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'instantly' in Adverbs Frequency: #334

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of instantly in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of instantly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of instantly in a Sentence

  1. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad:

    There was an enormous gap between Britain, America, France and indeed Saudi Arabia and Russia on the other hand, we wanted Assad to go instantly, they wanted him to stay potentially for ever.

  2. Jack Greatrex:

    You hear of the plague, and instantly you think of Black Death which ravages Europe, it has that enormous historical baggage, it's where lots of our ideas about what it means to have an epidemic comes from.

  3. Kyle Rasmussen:

    You walk outside and International Falls takes your breath away, your clothes instantly feel cold on your skin. It just saps the heat right out of your bones. Especially when the wind is there. It just cuts right through you.

  4. Paul Becker:

    Data management that drives marketing and sales continues to evolve and get better, it’s not just about segmenting and studying anymore -- more and more, good marketing is about using Your Data to understand your customer and seamlessly and instantly adapt to their desires and demands.

  5. Mark Hamillhas:

    I mean she was just so instantly ingratiating and funny and outspoken. She had a way of just being so brutally candid, i’d just met her but it was like talking to a person you’d known for ten years. She was telling me stuff about her stepfather, about her mom, about [her father] Eddie Fisher — it was just harrowing in its detail. I kept thinking, ‘Should I know this?’ I mean, I wouldn’t have shared that with somebody that I had trusted for years and years and years. But she was the opposite. She just sucked you into her world.

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