Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
   
Display options
Show syllables
Show Lookup History
Double-Click Lookup
  Show Spanish support
  Show Word Combinations
 
Pronunciation
Wordsmyth
  Phonics
  IPA
 
Entry formats
Standard
  Classic
 
Lookup History
stage

stage

 
 
pronunciation:
steIj
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
features:
Word Explorer
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a raised platform; scaffold.
synonyms:
platform, podium, rostrum, scaffold
definition 2: a platform upon which lectures, music, or theatrical productions are performed.
synonyms:
dais, podium, rostrum
similar words:
arena, platform
definition 3: the profession of acting in the theater (prec. by the).
synonyms:
acting, footlights
definition 4: a period or phase in the progression or development of something.
the final stages of pregnancy
synonyms:
level, phase
similar words:
chapter, degree, mode, state, step
definition 5: a resting or stopping place during the course of a journey.
definition 6: the distance between two such resting places.
synonyms:
lap, leg
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: staged, stages, staging
definition 1: to perform or exhibit on or as on a stage.
synonyms:
enact, perform
similar words:
dramatize, mount, put on, represent
definition 2: to cause to be performed.
The high school's drama teacher staged a talent show.
synonyms:
present, produce, put on
similar words:
mount
Word Explorer
See
  art, theater