suomi-englanti sanakirja

stead englannista suomeksi

  1. tila

  1. sija, tila

  2. tila

  3. auttaa

stead englanniksi

  1. A place, or spot, in general. (defdate)

  2. 1590, (w), ''(w)'', II:

  3. For he ne wonneth in one certaine stead, / But restlesse walketh all the world around(nb..).
  4. A place where a person normally rests; a seat. (defdate)

  5. 1633, P. Fletcher, ''Purple Island'':

  6. There now the hart, fearlesse of greyhound, feeds, / And loving pelican in safety breeds; / There shrieking satyres fill the people's emptie steads.
  7. An inhabited place; a settlement, city, town etc. (defdate)

  8. An estate, a property with its grounds; a farm. (defdate)

  9. 1889, (w), ''Allan's Wife'':

  10. But of course I could not do this by myself, so I took a Hottentot—a very clever man when he was not drunk—who lived on the stead, into my confidence.
  11. The frame on which a bed is laid; a bedstead. (defdate)

  12. 1693, (w), ''Baucis and Philemon''

  13. The genial bed / Sallow the feet, the borders, and the stead.
  14. The position or function (of someone or something), as taken on by a successor. (defdate)

  15. 1818, (w), ''(w)'':

  16. She was so wretched and so vehement, complained so much of injustice in being expected to go away instead of Anne; Anne, who was nothing to Louisa, while she was her sister, and had the best right to stay in Henrietta's stead!
  17. 1961, Muriel Saint Clare Byrne, ''Elizabethan Life in Town and Country'', page 285:

  18. His nurse had told him all about changelings, and how the little people would always try to steal a beautiful human child out of its cradle and put in its stead one of their own ailing, puking brats (..)
  19. 2011, "Kin selection", ''(w)'', 31 March:

  20. Had Daniel Ortega not got himself illegally on to this year’s ballot to seek a third term, his wife might have run in his stead.
  21. An emotional or circumstantial "place" having specified advantages, qualities etc. (now only in phrases). (defdate)

  22. 2010, Dan van der Vat, ''(w)'', 19 September:

  23. Though small and delicate-looking, she gave an impression of intense earnestness and latent toughness, qualities that stood her in good stead when she dared to challenge the most intrusive communist society in eastern Europe.
  24. To help, support, benefit or assist; to be helpful.

  25. (circa) (w), ''(w)'', Act I scene iii

  26. May you stead me? will you pleasure me? shall I know your answer?
  27. (circa) (w), ''(w)'', Act I scene iii

  28. I could never better stead thee than now.(..)
  29. (circa) (w), ''(w)'', Act I scene ii

  30. Some food we had and some fresh water that / A noble Neapolitan, Gonzalo, / Out of his charity,—who being then appointed / Master of this design,—did give us, with / Rich garments, linens, stuffs, and necessaries, / Which since have steaded much:(..)
  31. To fill the stead or place of something.

  32. One's partner in a romantic relationship.

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