instantiate

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

Definition of instantiate

instantiated; instantiating
transitive verb
:to represent (an abstraction) by a concrete instance
  • heroes instantiate ideals
  • —W. J. Bennett

instantiation

play \in-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

First Known Use of instantiate

1949



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