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stead - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'stead' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Stead [ n.]
- Place, or spot, in general.
- Place or room which another had, has, or might have.
- A frame on which a bed is laid; a bedstead.
- A farmhouse and offices.
2 . Stead [ v. t.]
- To help; to support; to benefit; to assist.
- To fill place of.

Meaning of 'stead' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . stead [ n]
Meaning (1):
- the post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another
Example in sentence:
  • can you go in my stead?;
  • in lieu of;
  • took his place