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  • 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
  • Count Your Blessings (Instead of Sheep): "Count Your Blessings (Instead of Sheep)" is a popular song written by Irving Berlin for the 1954 movie White Christmas. It is commonly performed as a
  • 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
  • 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
  • Who We Are Instead: Who We Are Instead is the sixth full-length studio album recorded by Christian rock band Jars of Clay. It was released in 2003 by Essential Records. Representing

'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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