Search Result for "lieu":
1. the post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another;
- Example: "can you go in my stead?"
- Example: "took his place"
- Example: "in lieu of"
[syn: stead, position, place, lieu]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Lieu \Lieu\ (l[=u]), n. [F., OF. also liu, leu, lou, fr. L. locus place. See Local, Locus.] Place; room; stead; -- used only in the phrase in lieu of, that is, instead of. [1913 Webster] The plan of extortion had been adopted in lieu of the scheme of confiscation. --Burke. [1913 Webster]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
25 Moby Thesaurus words for "lieu": abode, area, bearings, bench mark, district, emplacement, hole, latitude and longitude, locale, locality, location, locus, pinpoint, place, placement, point, position, region, site, situation, situs, spot, stead, whereabout, whereabouts