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Synonyms for instant

Synonyms for (noun) instant

Synonyms: minute, moment, second, instant Definition: a particular point in time Usage: the moment he arrived the party began

Similar words: point, point in time Definition: an instant of time Usage: at that point I had to leave

Synonyms: New York minute, split second, blink of an eye, wink, heartbeat, instant, trice, twinkling, flash, jiffy Definition: a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat) Usage: if I had the chance I'd do it in a flash

Similar words: second, bit, minute, mo, moment Definition: an indefinitely short time Usage: wait just a moment; in a mo; it only takes a minute; in just a bit

Synonyms for (adjective) instant

Synonyms: insistent, instant, clamant, crying, exigent Definition: demanding attention Usage: clamant needs; a crying need; regarded literary questions as exigent and momentous- H.L.Mencken; insistent hunger; an instant need

Similar words: imperative Definition: requiring attention or action Usage: as nuclear weapons proliferate, preventing war becomes imperative; requests that grew more and more imperative

Synonyms: instant, instantaneous Definition: occurring with no delay Usage: relief was instantaneous; instant gratification

Similar words: fast Definition: acting or moving or capable of acting or moving quickly Usage: fast film; on the fast track in school; set a fast pace; a fast car

Synonyms: inst, instant Definition: in or of the present month Usage: your letter of the 10th inst

Similar words: present Definition: temporal sense; intermediate between past and future; now existing or happening or in consideration Usage: the present leader; articles for present use; the present topic; the present system; present observations