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Meaning of INSTANTLY

Pronunciation:  'instuntlee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adv]  without any delay; "he was killed outright"
  2. [adv]  without delay; with no time intervening; "he answered immediately"; "found an answer straightaway"; "an official accused of dishonesty should be suspended forthwith"; "Come here now!"
 

INSTANTLY is a 9 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: at once, directly, forthwith, immediately, in a flash, in real time, instantaneously, now, outright, right away, straight off, straightaway
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In"stant*ly\, adv.
1. Without the least delay or interval; at once; immediately.
   --Macaulay.

2. With urgency or importunity; earnestly; pressingly. ``They
   besought him instantly.'' --Luke vii. 4.

Syn: Directly; immediately; at once. See {Directly}.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: amain, apace, at once, away, by forced marches, cursorily, decisively, directly, expeditiously, feverishly, forthwith, furiously, hand over fist, hastily, helter-skelter, hotfoot, hurriedly, hurry-scurry, immediately, in no time, in passing, instantaneously, instanter, just now, just then, momentaneously, momentarily, momently, now, on the dot, on the instant, on the nail, on the run, on the spot, PDQ, pell-mell, pretty damned quick, promptly, pronto, quickly, right, right away, right off, slapdash, smartly, speedily, straightaway, straightway, subito, summarily, superficially, swiftly, with a rush, with all haste, with all speed, with dispatch, with haste, without delay, without further delay
 

 

 

 

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