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instantly (adv.)

late 15c., "urgently, persistently," from instant (adj.) + -ly (2). Meaning "immediately, without any intervening time" is 1550s.

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Definitions of instantly

instantly (adv.)
without delay or hesitation; with no time intervening;
Synonyms: immediately / straightaway / straight off / directly / now / right away / at once / forthwith / like a shot
instantly (adv.)
without any delay;
Synonyms: instantaneously / outright / in a flash
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