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in·stant·ly

 (ĭn′stənt-lē)
adv.
1. At once.
2. With insistence; urgently.
conj. Chiefly British
As soon as.

instantly

(ˈɪnstəntlɪ)
adv
1. immediately; at once
2. archaic urgently or insistently

in•stant•ly

(ˈɪn stənt li)

adv.
1. immediately; at once.
2. urgently.
conj.
3. as soon as; directly.
[1375–1425]
syn: See immediately.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.instantly - without delay or hesitationinstantly - 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!"
2.instantly - without any delay; "he was killed outright"

instantly

instantly

adverb
Translations
سَرِيعَاًفورا، في الحال
ihnedokamžitě
øjeblikkeligt
välittömästi
odmah
òegar í staî, samstundis
即座に
즉시
takoj
omedelbart
อย่างทันทีทันใด
lập tức

instantly

[ˈɪnstəntlɪ] ADV [recognise, know] → inmediatamente, al instante; [die] → en el acto, instantáneamente
the songs are instantly recognisablelas canciones se reconocen inmediatamente or al instante
information will be instantly available to customerslos clientes podrán acceder a la información de forma instantánea

instantly

[ˈɪnstəntli] adv [recognize] → instantanément; [recognizable, available] → instantanément; [die, kill, be killed] → sur le coup
He was killed instantly → Il a été tué sur le coup.
We were instantly attracted to each other → Nous avons été instantanément attirés l'un par l'autre.instant messaging
modif [service, system, software] → de messagerie instantanéeinstant replay n répétition immédiate d'une séquence (= slow-motion) → ralenti m

instantly

advsofort; the game was instantly forgettabledas Spiel konnte man total vergessen (inf)

instantly

[ˈɪnstəntlɪ] advimmediatamente, subito

instant

(ˈinstənt) adjective
1. immediate. Anyone disobeying these rules will face instant dismissal; His latest play was an instant success.
2. (of food etc) able to be prepared etc almost immediately. instant coffee/potato.
noun
1. a point in time. He climbed into bed and at that instant the telephone rang; He came the instant (that) he heard the news.
2. a moment or very short time. It all happened in an instant; I'll be there in an instant.
ˈinstantly adverb
immediately. He went to bed and instantly fell asleep.
this instant
straight away; at this very moment. Give it back this instant!

instantly

سَرِيعَاً okamžitě øjeblikkeligt augenblicklich αμέσως al instante välittömästi instantanément odmah immediatamente 即座に 즉시 onmiddellijk umiddelbart nagle imediatamente мгновенно omedelbart อย่างทันทีทันใด anında lập tức 立即地
References in classic literature ?
But Amy had not forgotten Miss Snow's cutting remarks about `some persons whose noses were not too flat to smell other people's limes, and stuck-up people who were not too proud to ask for them', and she instantly crushed
The hand that held my shoulder was instantly at my throat.
The simple admirer of the war-horse instantly fell back to a low, gaunt, switch-tailed mare, that was unconsciously gleaning the faded herbage of the camp nigh by; where, leaning with one elbow on the blanket that concealed an apology for a saddle, he became a spectator of the departure, while a foal was quietly making its morning repast, on the opposite side of the same animal.
The savages instantly appeared, and applied their tomahawks to the door.
It comes back to me that I thought instantly of this as something I could get from her; and I felt it to be connected with the desire she presently showed to know more.
Instantly I felt a shock running through all my frame; nothing was to be seen, and nothing was to be heard; but a supernatural hand seemed placed in mine.
And they stuck to it till they did gain it; when instantly, a swift tremor was felt running like lightning along the keel, as the strained line, scraping beneath the ship, suddenly rose to view under her bows, snapping and quivering; and so flinging off its drippings, that the drops fell like bits of broken glass on the water, while the whale beyond also rose to sight, and once more the boats were free to fly.
She gave her an answer which marked her contempt, and instantly left the room, resolving that, whatever might be the inconvenience or expense of so sudden a removal, her beloved Elinor should not be exposed another week to such insinuations.
Strike a light instantly,'' said the Captain; ``I will examine this said purse; and if it be as this fellow says, the Jew's bounty is little less miraculous than the stream which relieved his fathers in the wilderness.
I could not tell, of course, the meaning of the signal, but it instantly awoke my fears.
He instantly began to think how best to make himself happy, and the shortest way that occurred to him was to have Rosalie carried off by his attendant spirits.
Instantly the warriors ceased firing, for it was quite apparent that the vessel was entirely helpless, and, far from being in a position to inflict harm upon us, she could not even control herself sufficiently to escape.