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Definition 1: the post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another - [noun denoting act]

Samples where stead or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • can you go in my stead?
  • took his place
  • in lieu of

Synonyms for stead in the sense of this definition

(stead is a kind of ...) the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group

"the function of a teacher" "the government must do its part" "play its role"

(... is a kind of stead ) as the agent of or on someone's part (usually expressed as `on behalf of' rather than `in behalf of')

"the guardian signed the contract on behalf of the minor child" "this letter is written on behalf of my client"

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