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    upstage - Dictionary definition and meaning for word upstage

    Definition
    (noun) the rear part of the stage Definition
    (verb) treat snobbishly, put in one's place Definition
    (verb) move upstage, forcing the other actors to turn away from the audience Definition
    (verb) steal the show, draw attention to oneself away from someone else
    Example Sentence
    • When the dog entered the stage, he upstaged the actress
    Definition
    (adj) of the back half of a stage
    Example Sentence
    • she crossed to the upstage chair forcing the lead to turn his back to the audience
    Definition
    (adj) remote in manner
    Synonyms : aloof , distant
    Example Sentence
    • stood apart with aloof dignity
    • a distant smile
    • he was upstage with strangers
    Definition
    (adv) at or toward the rear of the stage
    Example Sentence
    • the dancers were directed to move upstage
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for upstage

upstage: i will remember it as, thr STAGE(FOR PERFORMANE) is always made at some DISTANT place from the audience.

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