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  Definition of stage
  1. a section or portion of a journey or course; "then we embarked on the second stage of our Caribbean cruise"
  2. a large platform on which people can stand and can be seen by an audience; "he clambered up onto the stage and got the actors to help him into the box"
  3. a small platform on a microscope where the specimen is mounted for examination
  4. a large coach-and-four formerly used to carry passengers and mail on regular routes between towns; "we went out of town together by stage about ten or twelve miles"
  5. the theater as a profession (usually `the stage''); "an early movie simply showed a long kiss by two actors of the contemporary stage"
  6. any scene regarded as a setting for exhibiting or doing something; "All the world''s a stage"--Shakespeare; "it set the stage for peaceful negotiations"
  7. a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process; "a remarkable degree of frankness"; "at what stage are the social sciences?"
  8. any distinct time period in a sequence of events; "we are in a transitional stage in which many former ideas must be revised or rejected"
  9. plan, organize, and carry out (an event)
  10. perform (a play), especially on a stage; "we are going to stage `Othello''"
Similar Words: leg, microscope stage, stagecoach, degree, level, point, phase, bring about, arrange, present, represent

 

Hyponyms: fare-stage, mise en scene, stage setting, setting, proscenium, apron, forestage, theater stage, theatre stage, wing, offstage, backstage, ladder, acme, height, elevation, peak, pinnacle, summit, superlative, top, extent, resultant, end point, standard of living, standard of life, plane, state of the art, ultimacy, ultimateness, quickening, climax, diakinesis, diplotene, leptotene, pachytene, phase of cell division, zygotene, anal stage, anal phase, genital stage, genital phase, latency stage, latency phase, latency period, oral stage, oral phase, phallic stage, phallic phase, chapter, incubation, fertile period, fertile phase, menstrual phase, musth, secretory phase, luteal phase, generation, apogee, culmination, seedtime, safe period, dogfight, tee up, phase, set, localize, localise, place

 

Part Meronyms: journey, journeying, theater, theatre, house

 

Derivational Morphology: present, represent, bring about, arrange, phase, stage manager, stager, theatrical performance, theatrical, representation, histrionics, presentation, presentment, demonstration, theatrical production, staging

 

Anagrams: Gates

 

Language Translations:
Catalan: escenari   Chinese: 舞台  
Dutch: toneel   Finnish: näyttämö  
French: scène   German: Bühne  
Hebrew: במה   Hungarian: színpad  
Italian: scena   Japanese: 舞台  
Korean: 무대   Polish: scena  
Portuguese: palco   Russian: сцена  
Serbian: pozornica   Slovene: oder  
Spanish: escenario   Swedish: platform  
Turkish: sahne  
 
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