Example and Instance

Example

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Example noun – One of a group or collection that shows what the whole is like.
Usage example: a war bonnet that is a fine example of Native American handicraft

Instance is a synonym for example in matter topic. In some cases you can use "Instance" instead the word "Example" as a noun or a verb, when it comes to topics like substitute, sample, specimen, explanation. popular alternative
Synonyms for Example

Instance

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Instance noun – One of a group or collection that shows what the whole is like.
Usage example: this is just one instance of his repeated failure to do what he promised

Example is a synonym for instance in matter topic. You can use "Example" instead the word "Instance" as a noun or a verb, if it concerns topics such as substitute, case, sample, explanation. popular alternative
Nearby Words: instant, instability, instantly, instanced, instantiation
Synonyms for Instance

How words are described

good good example good instance
rare rare example rare instance
notable notable example notable instance
best best example best instance
Other adjectives: particular, similar, specific, mild, straight, obvious, blatant, extreme, infamous, egregious, subtle, interesting, famous, early, minor, classic, unusual, above, odd, weird, strange, literal, biggest.

Both words in one sentence

  • Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger has an instance of this trope similar to above Buffy example.
  • That Makes Me Feel Angry Exterminatus Now has an instance similar to the Ghostbusters (1984) example in this strip.
  • Extranormal Institute Hogwarts may be the most obvious instance of this from the Harry Potter books, but other places inhabited solely by wizards are similar examples: Diagon Alley and Hogsmeade, for example.
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Instance and Example. (2016). Retrieved 2021, January 27, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/example/instance
Example & Instance. N.p., 2016. Web. 27 Jan. 2021. <https://thesaurus.plus/related/example/instance>.
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