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Noun: instance  in-stun(t)s
  1. An occurrence of something
    "another instance occurred yesterday";
    - case, example
     
  2. An item of information that is typical of a class or group
    - example, illustration, representative, exemplum
Verb: instance  in-stun(t)s
  1. Clarify by giving an example of
    - exemplify, illustrate

Sounds like: innocence, innoceance, inst

Derived forms: instancing, instances, instanced

Type of: dilate, elaborate, enlarge, expand, expatiate, exposit, expound, flesh out, happening, information, lucubrate [archaic], natural event, occurrence, occurrent

Encyclopedia: Instance