Complete Definition of "instead"

English

rank|caught|below|window|654|instead|giving|presence|learned

Pronunciation
IPA|/ɪn.ËstÉd/
audio|en-us-instead.ogg|Audio (US)
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-Éd|-Éd

Adverb
instead

  1. In the place of something (usually mentioned earlier); as a substitute or alternative

#:I was going to go shopping, but I went dancing instead.

Translations
trans-top|in the place of
Bosnian: mjesto
Dutch: in plaats van
German: statt
Finnish: asemasta, jonkun tilalle, sen sijaan
French: au lieu de
trans-mid
Italian: invece
Norwegian: i steden for
Spanish: en vez de
Slovene: namesto
trans-bottom

Derived terms
instead of

Category:English prepositions

fr:instead
io:instead
it:instead
hu:instead
ja:instead
pt:instead
fi:instead
ta:instead
te:instead
vi:instead
zh:instead

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