简明英汉词典

instead
[in5sted]
adv.
代替, 改为, 抵作, 更换

美国传统词典[双解]

instead
in.stead
AHD:[1n-stμd“]
D.J.[in6sted]
K.K.[!n6stWd]
adv.(副词)

(1)

In the place of something previously mentioned; as a substitute or an equivalent:
代替:取代先前提到的某物;作为替代品或等同物:
Having planned to drive, we walked instead.
我们以步行代替原先计划的驾车

(2)

In preference; as an alternative:
宁愿;作为可替代物的:
yearned instead for a home and family.
渴望家和家庭

语源

(1)

Middle English in sted of [in place of]
中古英语 in sted of [代替]

(2)

in [in] * see in 1
in [在…里] *参见 in1

(3)

stede [place] * see stead
stede [地方] *参见 stead

(4)

of [of] * see of
of […的] *参见 of

现代英汉词典

instead
[In5sted]
adv.

(1)

替代;更换
If you cannot go, let him go instead.
如果你不能去,让他替你去。
I didn't have a pen, so I used a pencil instead.
我没有钢笔,因此我就用铅笔了。

(2)

(与of连用)代替
We'll have tea in the garden instead of in the house.
我们将改在花园喝茶,而不在屋里喝。
I will go instead of you.
我代你去。

现代英汉综合大辞典

instead
[in5sted]
adv.
代替; 顶替; 更换
If you cannot go, he'll go instead of you.
如果你不能去, 他愿替你去。
If there is no coal, oil can be used instead.
如果没有煤, 可以用石油来代替。

习惯用语

instead of
代替; 而不是; 不...而...

用法词典

instead
in-强调+stead代替

英文相关词典

instead
in place of    rather than    

美国传统词典

instead
in.stead
AHD:[1n-stμd“]
D.J.[in6sted]
K.K.[!n6stWd]
adv.

(1)

In the place of something previously mentioned; as a substitute or an equivalent:
Having planned to drive, we walked instead.

(2)

In preference; as an alternative:
yearned instead for a home and family.

语源

(1)

Middle English in sted of [in place of]

(2)

in [in] * see in 1

(3)

stede [place] * see stead

(4)

of [of] * see of

英汉化学大词典

instead
adv.代替,当作,不是...而是

英汉计算机大词典

instead
adv.代替(当作,不是...而是

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