Definition of instead
1 : as a substitute or equivalent was going to write but called instead
2 : as an alternative to something expressed or implied : rather longed instead for a quiet country life
Examples of instead in a sentence
I was offered a ride, but I chose to walk instead.
First Known Use of instead
INSTEAD Defined for Kids
Definition of instead for Students
: as a substitute I was going to write but called instead.
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