Translation of "instead" - English-Spanish dictionary

instead

adverb uk /ɪnˈsted/ us /ɪnˈsted/

A2 in the place of someone or something else

en vez de eso, en su lugar
There’s no chicken – would you like lamb instead?
instead of someone/something

A2 in the place of someone or something else

en vez de alguien/algo
Why don’t you help instead of complaining?

(Translation of “instead” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

instead

adverb /inˈsted/

as a substitute; in place of something or someone

en su lugar, en cambio
I don’t like coffee. Could I please have tea instead?
instead of

in place of

en vez de
Please take me instead of him
You should have been working instead of watching television.

(Translation of “instead” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)