Synonyms of instant in English:

instant


See definition of instant

adjective

1‘instant access to your money’

SYNONYMS

immediate, instantaneous, on-the-spot, prompt, direct, swift, speedy, rapid, quick, expeditious, express, lightning, sudden, precipitate, abrupt

informal snappy

literary fleet, rathe

rare alacritous

ANTONYMS

delayed, long-term

2‘the additives in instant meals’

SYNONYMS

pre-prepared, ready prepared, ready mixed, pre-cooked, fast, easy to prepare, quick to prepare, easy to make, quick to make, microwaveable, convenience, TV


noun

1‘there'll never be an instant quite like this again’

SYNONYMS

moment, time, point in time, moment in time, minute, second, hour

stage, phase, juncture, point

2‘it all happened in an instant’

SYNONYMS

short time, little while, bit, moment, minute, second, split second, trice, twinkling, twinkling of an eye, flash, no time at all

informal sec, nanosecond, jiffy, jiff, two shakes of a lamb's tail, the blink of an eye

British informal mo, two ticks

North American informal snap

ANTONYMS

eternity


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