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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Instantly  \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}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  instantly 
  adv  1:  without  delay;  with  no  time  intervening;  "he  answered 
  immediately";  "found  an  answer  straightaway";  "an 
  official  accused  of  dishonesty  should  be  supended 
  forthwith";  "Come  here  now!"  [syn:  {immediately},  {straightaway}, 
  {directly},  {now},  {right  away},  {at  once},  {forthwith}, 
  {in  real  time}] 
  2:  without  any  delay;  "he  was  killed  outright"  [syn:  {instantaneously}, 
  {outright},  {in  a  flash}] 




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