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instantiate

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verb in·stan·ti·ate \in-ˈstan(t)-shē-ˌāt\

Definition of instantiate

instantiated

instantiating

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to represent (an abstraction) by a concrete instance <heroes instantiate ideals — W. J. Bennett>

instantiation

play \-ˌstan(t)-shē-ˈā-shən\ noun


Examples of instantiate in a sentence

  1. <his imposing mansion is intended to instantiate for visitors his staggering success as an entrepreneur>



1949

First Known Use of instantiate

1949


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