Example sentences for: stead

How can you use “stead” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • It will stand him in good stead, he hopes, if he is ever lost in the veld.

  • In the 13 th century, courts commonly required custodians to serve defendants' punishments in their stead when their wards skipped, even if this meant standing in for a hanging.

  • In a proxy fight , the acquiring company asks shareholders for their "proxies"--that is, the right to vote in their stead in management elections.

  • The sophisticated scenario: Clinton will escape unpunished and, in his stead, Blumenthal will be prosecuted afterward.


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