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Instead Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • in place of, or as an alternative to; "Felix became a herpetologist instead"; "alternatively we could buy a used car"
  • on the contrary; "rather than disappoint the children, he did two quick tricks before he left"; "he didn''t call; rather (or instead), he wrote her a letter"; "used English terms instead of Latin ones"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Instead'

  • Instead: Instead may refer to: Instead (album), a 2007 album by Onetwo "Instead", a 2003 song by Stacie Orrico off her self-titled album "Instead" (Madeleine Peyroux
  • I'll Cry Instead: "I'll Cry Instead" is a John Lennon composition credited to Lennon–McCartney, and recorded by the Beatles for the soundtrack to their film A Hard Day's
  • You Instead: You Instead (alternate U.S. title Tonight You're Mine) is a 2011 British "Rock 'n' roll romantic comedy" written by Thomas Leveritt and directed by David
  • Count Your Blessings (Instead of Sheep): "Count Your Blessings (Instead of Sheep)" is a popular song written by Irving Berlin and used in the 1954 movie White Christmas. It is commonly performed
  • Instead (Madeleine Peyroux song): "'Instead" is the opening track of Madeleine Peyroux's album Bare Bones. It was a retro-feeling and charted on the Japanese 100 Singles. According to
  • Why Something Instead of Nothing?: Why Something Instead of Nothing? is the only full-length release from Polar Bear, led by Jane's Addiction bassist Eric Avery. This album, PBRCD02, was
  • Instead of Evidence: "Instead of Evidence" is a Nero Wolfe mystery novella by Rex Stout, first published in the May 1946 issue of The American Magazine under the title "Murder
  • Instead (album): Instead is the first album by synthpop duo Onetwo. It was released as a CD and as a download. The album contains two covers: Pink Floyd's "Have a Cigar"
  • Who We Are Instead: Who We Are Instead is the fifth full-length studio album recorded by Christian rock band Jars of Clay. It was released in 2003 by Essential Records. Representing
  • Muddle Instead of Music: Muddle Instead of Music: On the Opera Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District (Russian: Сумбур вместо музыки – Об опере «Леди Макбет Мценского уезда») is

'Instead' example sentence in quotations

* Money enables us to get what we want instead of what other people think we want. - George Bernard Shaw

* This is the true joy in life, the being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one the being thoroughly worn out before you are thrown on the scrap heap the being a force of Nature instead of a feverish selfish little clod of ailments and grievances complaining that the world will not devote itself to making you happy. - George Bernard Shaw

* Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

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