instantly Definition

  • 1immediately; without delay
  • 2in a way that is happening or done immediately, without any delay

Using instantly: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "instantly" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The car exploded instantly upon impact.

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    I recognized her instantly from her photograph.

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    He was instantly attracted to her.

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    The news spread instantly across the internet.

instantly Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for instantly


Summary: instantly in Brief

The adverb 'instantly' [ˈɪnstəntli] means 'immediately' or 'without delay'. It is used to describe something that happens or is done right away, without any waiting or hesitation. Examples include 'The car exploded instantly upon impact' and 'The news spread instantly across the internet.' Synonyms for 'instantly' include 'immediately' and 'promptly'.

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