Synonyms of instead in English:



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

    instead of

    I'll have the blue instead of the yellow, pleaseas an alternative toas a substitute foras a replacement forin place ofin lieu ofin preference torather thanas opposed toas againstas contrasted withbefore

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    Word of the day hypnopompic
    Pronunciation: ˌhɪpnə(ʊ)ˈpɒmpɪk
    relating to the state immediately preceding waking up