Instantly definition

ĭnstənt-lē
At once.
adverb
9
1
As soon as.
conjunction
5
1
In an instant; without delay; immediately.
adverb
4
0
With insistence; urgently.
adverb
2
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(brit.) As soon as; the instant that.

I came instantly I saw the need.

conjunction
2
0
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(archaic) Urgently; with insistence. [from 15th c.]
adverb
0
0
At once; without delay. [from 16th c.]

When the neighbours' dog barked, ours instantly replied with a howl.

adverb
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(archaic) Urgently; pressingly.
adverb
0
1

Origin of instantly

  • From instant +‎ -ly.

    From Wiktionary