instead of

preposition in·stead of \in-ˈste-də(v), -ˈsti-\

Definition of INSTEAD OF

:  in place of :  as a substitute for or alternative to <chose tea instead of coffee>

Origin of INSTEAD OF

Middle English in sted of
First Known Use: 13th century


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