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Definitions of instantiate:
  • verb:   find an instance of (a word or particular usage of a word)
    Example: "The linguists could not instantiate this sense of the noun that he claimed existed in a certain dialect"
  • verb:   represent by an instance
    Example: "This word instantiates the usage that the linguists claimed to be typical for a certain dialect"

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