Synonyms of instead in English:

instead

adverb

  • people should leave their cars at home and travel by train instead
    as an alternative, as a substitute, as a replacement, in lieu, alternatively; rather, by contrast, for preference, by choice, from choice; on second thoughts; all things being equal, ideally; North Americanalternately
    [Antonyms] as well
  • Phrases

    instead of

    their menus are written in English instead of French
    [Antonyms] as well as
    as an alternative toas a substitute foras a replacement forin place ofin lieu ofin preference torather thanas opposed toin contrast withas againstas contrasted withbefore

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