What is the definition of stage?

Definitions for stage

  • noun - a section or portion of a journey or course; "then we embarked on the second stage of our Caribbean cruise"
  • verb - plan
  • verb - perform (a play)
  • noun - 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"
  • noun - a small platform on a microscope where the specimen is mounted for examination
  • noun - 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"
  • noun - the theater as a profession (usually `the stage'); "an early movie simply showed a long kiss by two actors of the contemporary stage"
  • noun - 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"
  • noun - 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?"
  • noun - 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"
  • Pronounciation of stage

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    Synonyms for stage

    level leg microscope stage point stagecoach phase degree represent arrange present

    Antonyms for stage

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    Holonyms for stage

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    Hypernyms for stage

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    Hyponyms for stage

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    Meronyms for stage

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    Sounds like stage

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