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Definition of Stead

Stead

  1. Place, or spot, in general.
  2. Place or room which another had, has, or might have.
  3. A frame on which a bed is laid; a bedstead.
  4. A farmhouse and offices.
  5. To help; to support; to benefit; to assist.
  6. To fill place of.

Stead Quotations

A game one of my sisters will play with me in my first year of being alive is called Good Baby, Bad Baby. This consists of being told I am a good baby until I smile and laugh, then being told I am a bad baby until I burst into tears. This training will stand me in good stead all through my life.
Ali Smith

Rude contact with facts chased my visions and dreams quickly away, and in their stead I beheld the horrors, the corruption, the evils and hypocrisy of society, and as I stood among them, a young wife, a great wail of agony went out from my soul.
Victoria Woodhull

On the king's gate the moss grew gray; The king came not. They call'd him dead; And made his eldest son, one day, Slave in his father's stead.
Helen Hunt Jackson

No face which we can give to a matter will stead us so well at last as the truth. This alone wears well.
Henry David Thoreau

Two young doctors - one from Harvard and the other from Dartmouth - invited me to go to Mecca in my husband's stead. And that is what helped put me back on track.
Betty Shabazz
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Stead Translations

stead in German is Stelle
stead in Hungarian is hely