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Synonyms of instead in English:

adverb

  • 1 instead, let's take the train
    as an alternative, alternatively, alternately;
    on second thoughts, all things being equal
  • Phrases

    instead of

    1
    I'll have the blue instead of the yellow, please
    as an alternative to, as a substitute for, as a replacement for, in place of, in lieu of, in preference to;
    rather than, as opposed to, as against, as contrasted with, before

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