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Definition of Instead
Instead In*stead", adv. [Pref. in- + stead place.]
1. In the place or room; -- usually followed by of.
Let thistles grow of wheat. --Job xxxi.
Absalom made Amasa captain of the host instead of
Joab. --2 Sam. xvii.
2. Equivalent; equal to; -- usually with of. [R.]
This very consideration to a wise man is instead of
a thousand arguments, to satisfy him, that in those
times no such thing was believed. --Tillotson.
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