Meaning & Definition of Stead in English
1. The post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another
- "Can you go in my stead?"
- "Took his place"
- "In lieu of"
- stead ,
- position ,
- place ,
Examples of using
Tom's systematic problem-solving skills stood him in good stead for promotion to branch manager.
If you can't come, send someone in your stead.