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Meaning & Definition of Instantly in English

English

Instantly

/ɪnstəntli/

adverb

1. Without delay or hesitation

  • With no time intervening
  • "He answered immediately"
  • "Found an answer straightaway"
  • "An official accused of dishonesty should be suspended forthwith"
  • "Come here now!"
    synonym:
  • immediately
  • ,
  • instantly
  • ,
  • straightaway
  • ,
  • straight off
  • ,
  • directly
  • ,
  • now
  • ,
  • right away
  • ,
  • at once
  • ,
  • forthwith
  • ,
  • like a shot

2. Without any delay

  • "He was killed outright"
    synonym:
  • instantaneously
  • ,
  • outright
  • ,
  • instantly
  • ,
  • in a flash

Examples of using

This medication works instantly.
He was hit by a car and died instantly.
He was hit by a car and died instantly.