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adverb in·stead \in-ˈsted\

Definition of instead

  1. 1 :  as a substitute or equivalent was going to write but called instead

  2. 2 :  as an alternative to something expressed or implied :  rather longed instead for a quiet country life

Examples of instead in a Sentence

  1. I was offered a ride, but I chose to walk instead.

First Known Use of instead

1667


INSTEAD Defined for Kids

instead

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adverb in·stead \in-ˈsted\

Definition of instead for Students

  1. :  as a substitute I was going to write but called instead.



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