导读大家好,知识小编来为大家讲解下。instead是什么意思,instead的用法很多人还不知道,现在让我们一起来看看吧!一、instead是什么意思1、in...

大家好,知识小编来为大家讲解下。instead是什么意思,instead的用法很多人还不知道,现在让我们一起来看看吧!

一、instead是什么意思

1、instead 代替

2、in-,进入,使,-st,站立,词源同stand,stead.引申词义替代位置的 ,代替。

二、instead的用法

1、instead

2、instead: [13] Instead is the English end of a chain of loan translations that goes back to Latin in locō (in loan translations, the individual components of a foreign word or expression are translated into their equivalents in the borrowing language, and then reassembled). The Latin phrase meant literally ‘in place (of)’, and this was translated into Old French as en lieu de.Middle English rendered the French expression in turn as in stead of or in the stead of (stead ‘place’, now obsolete except in certain fixed compounds and expressions, comes ultimately from the same Indo-European source as stand, station, etc). It began to be written as one word towards the end of the 16th century.=> stand, station, statue, stead

3、instead (adv.)

4、1590s, from Middle English ine stede (early 13c.; see stead); loan-translation of Latin in loco (French en lieu de). Still often two words until c. 1640.

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