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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

In place of, substitute. Used to say what is not used, does not happen, etc. when something else is used, happens etc.

Usage examples (36)
  • A rumor is one thing that gets thicker instead of thinner as it is spread.
  • Felix became a herpetologist instead
  • According to the article, the show's name instead is short for "Wow That's Funny!"
  • A good practise is to use the title instead of read more. for more
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