Origin of instead
Examples from the Web for instead
Instead, straighten your civic backbone and push back in clear conscience.Why We Stand With Charlie Hebdo—And You Should Too|John Avlon|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Instead, the man and woman in the truck wanted to know where the crash site was and whether would I show them.The 7-Year-Old Plane Crash Survivor’s Brutal Journey Through the Woods|James Higdon|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Instead, spa hotels filled up with over 30,000 refugees from the war-troubled Donbas region of eastern Ukraine.
But this year, instead of simply voting against Boehner on Tuesday, at least two members of the group are vying to replace him.
Instead, I spend much of my time criticizing my fellow atheists.
Instead of executing a resolution, which might have been justified by success, Stilicho hesitated till he was irrecoverably lost.The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire|Edward Gibbon
It should have filled us with dismay, but instead it seemed the beginning of brighter things.Tell England|Ernest Raymond
It seemed to Polly that the days fairly crept by, instead of galloping past as they had been wont to do in the last three years.Polly's Southern Cruise|Lillian Elizabeth Roy
Instead, however, of their laughter lessening, the cachinnations became so violent that I began to feel seriously alarmed.
The statement may be true; but instead of a cave there is only a tunnel a few rods in length.Archeological Investigations|Gerard Fowke
British Dictionary definitions for instead
Word Origin for instead
Word Origin and History for instead
1590s, from Middle English ine stede (early 13c.; see stead); loan-translation of Latin in loco (French en lieu de). Still often two words until c.1640.