- (British) IPA: /ˈɪnstəntli/
instantly (not comparable)
- At once; without delay. [from 16th c.]
- When the neighbours' dog barked, ours instantly replied with a howl.
- (archaic) Urgently; with insistence. [from 15th c.]
- 1603, Michel de Montaigne, chapter 27, in John Florio, transl., The Essayes, […], book II, printed at London: By Val[entine] Simmes for Edward Blount […], OCLC 946730821 ↗:
- Theoxena although she were instantly urged thereunto, could never be induced to marry againe.
- (obsolete) At the same time.
- French: instantanément
- German: unmittelbar
- Portuguese: instantaneamente
- Russian: сра́зу
- Spanish: al instante, al hilo, al tiro, instantáneamente