instanter

adverb
in·​stan·​ter | \ in-ˈstan-tər How to pronounce instanter (audio) \

Definition of instanter

: at once

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Examples of instanter in a Sentence

as soon as I had called out that answer, I instanter knew that it was wrong

First Known Use of instanter

1688, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for instanter

Medieval Latin, from instant-, instans

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The first known use of instanter was in 1688

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“Instanter.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/instanter. Accessed 22 January 2020.

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