See also: STED, STed, and stêd

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English sted, from Old English stede (place, spot, locality)

NounEdit

sted (plural steds)

  1. (largely obsolete) Alternative spelling of stead
    • 1500, Le Bone Florence of Rome
      They dud wyth hym as wyth þe dedd; They beryed hym in a ryall stedd.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Qveene. [], London: [] [John Wolfe] for VVilliam Ponsonbie, OCLC 960102938, (please specify the book):
      And false Duessa in her sted had borne
    • 1927, Hélène Adeline Guerber, Myths of Greece and Rome[1], Library of Alexandria, →ISBN:
      But in the gloomy court was rais'd a bed, / Stuff'd with black plumes, and on an ebon sted

AdverbEdit

sted (not comparable)

  1. (journalism, slang) short for instead of
    • 2010 February 22, “Hong Kong rejoices over Berlin film prize”, in Long Island Press[2], retrieved 2012-07-25:
      (This version CORRECTS Corrects title of movie to ‘Echoes of the Rainbow’ sted ‘Echoes of a Rainbow.’)
    • 2010 May 10, Vicki Smith, Holbrook Mohr, “Gulf Oil Spill: Unemployed Fishermen Struggling To Get By”, in Huffington Post[3], retrieved 2012-07-25:
      Eds: CORRECTS name of city to 'Pass Christian' sted 'Port'. Moving on general news and financial services. AP Video.

ReferencesEdit

  • Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia Supplement, Vol. XII, Page 1269, sted, steddy

AnagramsEdit


DanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse staðr (place; city), from Proto-Germanic *stadiz. Cognate with German Statt and English stead, which are both restricted in their use. The meaning "city" is found in the cognates Danish stad, Swedish stad (city), and German Stadt (city).

The Danish form sted has its vowel from the plural, cf. stæder (cities).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sted n (singular definite stedet, plural indefinite steder)

  1. place
  2. spot
  3. passage, text
  4. homestead
  5. stead
    Jeg tog til kongen i min fars sted.
    I went to the king in my father's stead.
InflectionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈsd̥ɛˀð], [ˈsd̥ɛðˀ]

VerbEdit

sted

  1. imperative of stede

Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

sted

  1. Alternative form of stede (place)

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

sted

  1. Alternative form of steden

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse staðr.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sted n (definite singular stedet, indefinite plural steder, definite plural stedene)

  1. a place

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

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RomanschEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) stad
  • (Vallader) stà

EtymologyEdit

From Latin aestās, aestātem.

NounEdit

sted m (plural steds)

  1. (Puter) summer