Stead



noun
1.
the place of a person or thing as occupied by a successor or substitute:
The nephew of the queen came in her stead.
2.
Obsolete. a place or locality.
verb (used with object)
3.
to be of service, advantage, or avail to.
Idioms
4.
stand in good stead, to be useful to, especially in a critical situation:
Your experience will stand you in good stead.
noun
1.
(preceded by in) (rare) the place, function, or position that should be taken by another: to come in someone’s stead
2.
stand someone in good stead, to be useful or of good service to (someone)
verb
3.
(transitive) (archaic) to help or benefit
noun
1.
Christina (Ellen). 1902–83, Australian novelist. Her works include Seven Poor Men of Sydney (1934), The Man who Loved Children (1940), and Cotters’ England (1966)

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