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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 ?
Thereby the weapon is instantly at hand to its hurler, who snatches it up as readily from its rest as a backwoodsman swings his rifle from the wall.
So saying, he took my hand and whilst Sir Edward, Philippa, and Augusta were doubtless reflecting with admiration on his undaunted Bravery, led me from the Parlour to his Father's Carriage which yet remained at the Door and in which we were instantly conveyed from the pursuit of Sir Edward.
At that moment she first perceived him, and her whole countenance glowing with sudden delight, she would have moved towards him instantly, had not her sister caught hold of her.
Instantly the vast assemblage, as with one accord, struck up the national hymn of the United States, and "Yankee Doodle," sung by five million of hearty throats, rose like a roaring tempest to the farthest limits of the atmosphere.
Without allowing herself time for consideration, and scarcely knowing what she felt, Elizabeth on finishing this letter instantly seized the other, and opening it with the utmost impatience, read as follows: it had been written a day later than the conclusion of the first.
Anne instantly advanced to the back-door of the house--and found herself face to face with a lady who was a total stranger to her.
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.
Stuart instantly drew forth a pistol, and presented it at the head of the bully-ruffian.
Everything is ready but you, so come with me instantly.
And, if she saw Dorothy make a certain signal, then Ozma would know that the little Kansas girl wanted to revisit the Land of Oz, and by means of the Nome King's magic belt would wish that she might instantly return.
Jackson," said he, "go instantly to the Lord Chancellor, and tell him that I charge him with the execution of these orders.
Mazarin was desirous of setting out instantly for Saint Germain, but the queen declared that she should wait for the people whom she had appointed to meet her.