English adverb: instead
|1.||instead in place of, or as an alternative to|
|Samples||Felix became a herpetologist instead.|
Alternatively we could buy a used car.
|Synonyms||alternatively, or else|
|2.||instead on the contrary|
|Samples||Rather than disappoint the children, he did two quick tricks before he left.|
He didn't call; rather (or instead), he wrote her a letter.
Used English terms instead of Latin ones.