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Stead

Pronunciation: stĕd
n.1.Place, or spot, in general.
Fly, therefore, fly this fearful stead anon.
- Spenser.
2.Place or room which another had, has, or might have.
In stead of bounds, he a pillar set.
- Chaucer.
3.A frame on which a bed is laid; a bedstead.
The genial bed,
Sallow the feet, the borders, and the stead.
- Dryden.
4.A farmhouse and offices.
In stead of
in place of. See Instead.
To stand in stead
to be of use or great advantage.
The smallest act . . . shall stand us in great stead.
- Atterbury.
Here thy sword can do thee little stead.
- Milton.
v. t.1.To help; to support; to benefit; to assist.
2.To fill the place of.
Noun1.stead - the function or position properly or customarily occupied or served by another; "can you go in my stead?"; "took his place"; "in lieu of"
Synonyms: lieu, place, position
abet, abode, aid, area, assist, bearings, bench mark, district, do for, emplacement, help out, hole, latitude and longitude, lieu, locale, locality, location, locus, pinpoint, place, placement, point, position, region, site, situation, situs, spot, whereabout, whereabouts
Translate Stead to German
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STCIUR
STD
STD 1
STD 13
STD 15
STD 2
STD 9
STDA
stderr
stdin
stdio
stdio.h
STDM
stdout
STDWIN
STE
-- Stead --
Steadfast
Steadfastly
Steadfastness
steadied
Steadily
Steadiness
Steading
Steady
steady down
Steady rest
steady-going
steadying
Steak
steak and kidney pie
steak au poivre
steak knife
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