Meaning of INSTANCE in English

n. Function: noun

an individual that clearly belongs to an indicated class FF1C; their rescue was an instance of great courage FF1E;

Synonyms: case, case history, example, illustration, representative, sample, sampling, specimen

Related Words: ground, proof, reason; detail, item, particular; exponent

Merriam Webster. Collegiate thesaurus English dictionary.      Английский энциклопедический толковый словарь тезауруса.