instead instead  /ɪn ˈstɛd/

Definition(s):

  1. (adv) in place of, or as an alternative to
  2. (adv) on the contrary

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. When she invited another boy to a hayride instead of me, I reinvented myself for the first time.
  2. She employs cream of tartar instead of toxic chemical binders to fuse pigments to textiles.
  3. And the police could have prosecuted dealers who sell the cars instead of scrapping them if lawmakers had made it a crime.

News

  1. Don't Let Your Ego Grow Bigger Than Your Influence

    Ego can be one of the biggest barriers to creating real influence. Instead of naturally earning influence, people feel like they — or their companies — can influence others simply because they have 100,000 Twitter followers or a cool badge on their website.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Forbes

  2. Instead of selling your bike at a garage sale, consider that it could go to a needy Tri-City resident through Love ...

    Instead of selling your bike at a garage sale, consider that it could go to a needy Tri-City resident through Love Links, the bike recycling program at Love INC. On average, this ministry meets the needs of 200 Love INC clients every year. We are unable to pick up your bikes, but please donate your bike of any kind, and in any condition, to Love INC at 1106 Fulton during regular business hours ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Grand Haven Tribune

  3. Blockbusters: Instead of building a 10,000-square-foot dream...

    Instead of building a 10,000-square-foot dream house, talent mega-agent Michael Ovitz has hoisted three contiguous Malibu parcels on the market for $29.5M. The listing is one of the priciest pieces of vacant land in the country, and the story is...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Curbed

Quotes

  1. "There are some in the financial industry who are misreading this moment," said President Obama in a speech to mark one year since the collapse of Lehman Brothers bank. "Instead of learning the lessons of Lehman and the crisis from which we...
    on Sep 14, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: BBC News

  2. "I remember landing under sniper fire," Senator Clinton said last week. "There was supposed to be some kind of a greeting ceremony at the airport, but instead we just ran with our heads down."
    on Mar 26, 2008 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Melbourne Herald Sun

  3. "It was the most important moment of the game," he said. "Where is the technology? Instead we are talking about goal or no goal."
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Fabio Capello Source: Peace FM Online

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