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synonyms for instead of

  • contrary to
  • in reverse
  • instead
  • on the contrary
  • oppositely
  • or not
  • or not exactly
  • or rather
  • rather
  • reversing it

antonyms for instead of

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  • neither
  • nor
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How to use instead of in a sentence

It was like his beautiful courtesy to call me in and introduce me to Blow instead of letting me go away.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Why he did that, instead of walking around on the shore, Jimmy Rabbit couldn't understand.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
Instead of the expected general amnesty, only a few special pardons were granted.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
We see the whole land, even if but at a distance, instead of being limited merely to the spot where our foot treads.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
But, instead of following up their victory, the half-resolute rioters camped near Guadalupe for the night.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
Instead of giving you a chance to say, "He has made a mistake," he forced you to say, "He has shown how to get out of a mistake."
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Instead she assumed a suppliant air, her beautiful eyes meltingly set upon his face.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
But they soon fell out, for Murat had the audacity to try and make these patriots fight instead of merely seeking plunder.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Instead of profiting by the advice of those able soldiers, Lannes and Ney, he spent his time quarrelling with them.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Instead of writing slander and flat blasphemy, they propose to draw it, and not draw it mild.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO INSTEAD OF

  • contrary to
  • in reverse
  • instead
  • instead of
  • on the contrary
  • oppositely
  • or not
  • or not exactly
  • or rather
  • rather
  • reversing it
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.