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stage

stage

 
 
pronunciation:
steIj
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a raised platform used for concerts, plays, talks, and other performances.
The actors walked onto the stage.
synonyms:
dais
similar words:
arena, platform
definition 2: the job of acting in the theater (used with "the").
He started his career on the stage after finishing school.
definition 3: a separate period or step in a process of growth or development.
Adolescence is a stage between childhood and adulthood.The first stage in preparing an oral report is finding a topic.
synonyms:
level, phase
similar words:
degree, step
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: staged, stages, staging
definition: to perform or present on a stage.
The theater club is going to stage a play by Shakespeare this year.
synonyms:
enact, perform
similar words:
dramatize, mount, put on
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  art, theater