Definitions For Instance


  • An item of information that is typical of a class or group
  • An occurrence of something
  • An example of a particular type of action or situation : an occasion of something happening


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Is Instance a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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The word Instance is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 13 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Instance in a Sentence

  • An instance of great courage
  • These delays are just another instance of bureaucratic inefficiency.
  • In most instances the disease can be controlled by medication.
  • instanced one particular incident as an illustration of their penchant for practical jokes
  • instanced the latest astronomical research in her presentation on measuring star magnitude

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