Instead of
Instead of(prep)
UK
ɪnˈsted əv
US
ɪnˈsted əv
Definition: Not found
Meaning: Thay vì, thay cho
Very Common
How to use "Instead of" in sentence (example)

Adidas sued Payless ShoeSource in 2008 for releasing a pair of sneakers featuring 4 stripes instead of 3.

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Older folk are flocking to the online marketplace, in record numbers, opting for a home-away-from-home experience, instead of the one size fits all, assembly line hotels, which often feel impersonal and lacking in charm.

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It means robot acts instead of a person, doing things it is designed for.

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Instead of using gelatin, you can substitute agar-agar, a seaweed derivative.

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Instead of running away like many people would have, he stayed and worked to pay his debt.

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Instead of a keyboard and mouse, tablets use a touch sensitive screen for typing and navigation.

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In a bizarre turn away from their normal diet, there are some otters in the Shetland Islands in Scotland which have been known to hunt rabbits instead of fish.

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River otters are much more likely to take another animal's home instead of building their own.

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Instead of lens projected images, it used a rapid-fire shutter system that opened and closed each side one after another.

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That's why it's named that instead of the book's title of "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory".

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The planet was the first to be discovered by mathematical calculations instead of using a telescope.

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