Translation of "instead of" - English-Spanish dictionary

instead of

preposition /ɪnˈsted ˌəv/ /ɪnˈsted ˌəv/

in place of someone or something

en vez de
You can go instead of me, if you want.
Instead of complaining, why don’t we try to change things?

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