Definition of in place of in English:

in place of

Instead of: eat raisins in place of junk food desserts
More example sentences
  • In place of regulations, guidance is likely to be issued to schools to follow before reaching a decision.
  • In place of jammed highways, the city will have an emerald necklace of parkland.
  • In place of high walls and legions of armed guards, security largely depended on a metal door with a padlock.
Synonyms
instead of, as an alternative for, rather than, as a substitute for, as a replacement for, in exchange for, in lieu of;
in someone's stead
See parent entry: place

Definition of in place of in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day deictic
Pronunciation: ˈdeɪktɪk
adjective
denoting a word whose meaning depends on context...