American English

Definition of instead adverb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

  

instead

 adverb
adverb
NAmE//ɪnˈstɛd//
 
 
jump to other results
 in the place of someone or something Lee was sick so I went instead. He didn't reply. Instead, he turned on his heel and left the room. She said nothing, preferring instead to save her comments till later.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: instead

Other results

All matches