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    stage - Dictionary definition and meaning for word stage

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