Definitions for stage

Definitions for (noun) stage

Main entry: leg, stage

Definition: a section or portion of a journey or course

Usage: then we embarked on the second stage of our Caribbean cruise

Main entry: stage

Definition: a large platform on which people can stand and can be seen by an audience

Usage: he clambered up onto the stage and got the actors to help him into the box

Main entry: stage, microscope stage

Definition: a small platform on a microscope where the specimen is mounted for examination

Main entry: stage, stagecoach

Definition: a large coach-and-four formerly used to carry passengers and mail on regular routes between towns

Usage: we went out of town together by stage about ten or twelve miles

Main entry: stage

Definition: the theater as a profession (usually `the stage')

Usage: an early movie simply showed a long kiss by two actors of the contemporary stage

Main entry: stage

Definition: any scene regarded as a setting for exhibiting or doing something

Usage: All the world's a stage--Shakespeare; it set the stage for peaceful negotiations

Main entry: level, stage, point, degree

Definition: a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process

Usage: a remarkable degree of frankness; at what stage are the social sciences?

Main entry: phase, stage

Definition: any distinct time period in a sequence of events

Usage: we are in a transitional stage in which many former ideas must be revised or rejected

Definitions for (verb) stage

Main entry: arrange, stage

Definition: plan, organize, and carry out (an event)

Usage: the neighboring tribe staged an invasion

Main entry: stage, represent, present

Definition: perform (a play), especially on a stage

Usage: we are going to stage `Othello'

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