verb (used with object), in·stat·ed, in·stat·ing.
- instead of,
Origin of instate
Examples from the Web for instate
Instate Republicans insist that O'Donnell is focused on doing local media and appealing to the state's voters.
They expressed a cordial readiness to instate him in the position which his father had occupied.Alexander the Great|Jacob Abbott
Alternatively, the state can instate an efficient court system, aided by active law enforcement agencies.After the Rain|Sam Vaknin