Synonyms for instance

Synonyms for (noun) instance

Synonyms: representative, illustration, instance, example

Definition: an item of information that is typical of a class or group

Usage: this patient provides a typical example of the syndrome; there is an example on page 10

Similar words: information

Definition: knowledge acquired through study or experience or instruction

Synonyms: example, case, instance

Definition: an occurrence of something

Usage: it was a case of bad judgment; another instance occurred yesterday; but there is always the famous example of the Smiths

Similar words: natural event, occurrence, occurrent, happening

Definition: an event that happens

Synonyms for (verb) instance

Synonyms: instance, illustrate, exemplify

Definition: clarify by giving an example of

Similar words: lucubrate, dilate, elaborate, expand, expatiate, exposit, expound, enlarge, flesh out

Definition: add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing

Usage: She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation

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