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Definitions and Synonyms of stag | Another word for stag | What is stag?

Definition 1: adult male deer - [noun denoting animal]

(stag is a kind of ...) mature male of various mammals (especially deer or antelope)

(... is a kind of stag ) stag with antlers of 12 or more branches

Definition 2: a male deer, especially an adult male red deer - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for stag in the sense of this definition

(stag is a kind of ...) common deer of temperate Europe and Asia

Definition 3: watch, observe, or inquire secretly - [verb of communication]

Synonyms for stag in the sense of this definition

(stag is a kind of ...) keep tabs on; keep an eye on; keep under surveillance

"we are monitoring the air quality" "the police monitor the suspect's moves"

(stag implies ...) conduct an inquiry or investigation of

"The district attorney's office investigated reports of possible irregularities" "inquire into the disappearance of the rich old lady"

Definition 4: give away information about somebody - [verb of communication]

Samples where stag or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He told on his classmate who had cheated on the exam

Synonyms for stag in the sense of this definition

(stag is a kind of ...) impart knowledge of some fact, state of affairs, or event to

"I informed him of his rights"

(... is a kind of stag ) give information that compromises others

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