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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 (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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 . ...
  • Home Instead Senior Care: Home Instead Senior Care is an American-based multinational network of franchises specializing in non-medical in-home care for the ...

'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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