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Definition 1: a section or portion of a journey or course - [noun denoting act]

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

  • then we embarked on the second stage of our Caribbean cruise

Synonyms for stage in the sense of this definition

(stage is a kind of ...) the act of going from one place to another

"he enjoyed selling but he hated the travel"

(... is a kind of stage ) a section along the route of a bus for which the fare is the same

(... is part of stage) the act of traveling from one place to another

Definition 2: a large platform on which people can stand and can be seen by an audience - [noun denoting artifact]

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

  • he clambered up onto the stage and got the actors to help him into the box

(stage is a kind of ...) a raised horizontal surface

"the speaker mounted the platform"

(... is a kind of stage ) the front half of the stage (as seen from the audience)

(... is a kind of stage ) a stage area out of sight of the audience

(... is a kind of stage ) a stage in a theater on which actors can perform

(... is a kind of stage ) the part of a modern theater stage between the curtain and the orchestra (i.e., in front of the curtain)

(... is a kind of stage ) arrangement of scenery and properties to represent the place where a play or movie is enacted

(stage is a part of ...) the rear part of the stage

(stage is a part of ...) the part of the stage on the actor's right as the actor faces the audience

(stage is a part of ...) the part of the stage on the actor's left as the actor faces the audience

(... is part of stage) a building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented

"the house was full"

Definition 3: a large coach-and-four formerly used to carry passengers and mail on regular routes between towns - [noun denoting artifact]

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

  • we went out of town together by stage about ten or twelve miles

Synonyms for stage in the sense of this definition

(stage is a kind of ...) a carriage pulled by four horses with one driver

Definition 4: a small platform on a microscope where the specimen is mounted for examination - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for stage in the sense of this definition

(stage is a kind of ...) a raised horizontal surface

"the speaker mounted the platform"

Definition 5: the theater as a profession (usually `the stage') - [noun denoting communication]

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

  • an early movie simply showed a long kiss by two actors of the contemporary stage

(stage is a kind of ...) the art of writing and producing plays

Definition 6: any scene regarded as a setting for exhibiting or doing something - [noun denoting location]

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

  • All the world's a stage
  • it set the stage for peaceful negotiations

(stage is a kind of ...) the place where some action occurs

"the police returned to the scene of the crime"

Definition 7: a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process - [noun denoting state]

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

  • a remarkable degree of frankness
  • at what stage are the social sciences?

Synonyms for stage in the sense of this definition

(stage is a kind of ...) the way something is with respect to its main attributes

"the current state of knowledge" "his state of health" "in a weak financial state"

(... is a kind of stage ) the stage of pregnancy at which the mother first feels the movements of the fetus

(... is a kind of stage ) the state or degree of being ultimate; the final or most extreme in degree or size or time or distance

"the ultimacy of these social values"

(... is a kind of stage ) the highest degree of development of an art or technique at a particular time

"the state of the art in space travel"

(... is a kind of stage ) a level of existence or development

"he lived on a worldly plane"

(... is a kind of stage ) a level of material comfort in terms of goods and services available to someone or some group

"they enjoyed the highest standard of living in the country" "the lower the standard of living the easier it is to introduce an autocratic production system"

(... is a kind of stage ) the final point in a process

(... is a kind of stage ) the point or degree to which something extends

"the extent of the damage" "the full extent of the law" "to a certain extent she was right"

(... is a kind of stage ) the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development

"his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty" "the artist's gifts are at their acme" "at the height of her career" "the peak of perfection" "summer was at its peak" "...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame" "the summit of his ambition" "so many highest superlatives achieved by man" "at the top of his profession"

(... is a kind of stage ) ascending stages by which somebody or something can progress

"he climbed the career ladder"

(... is a kind of stage ) the most severe stage of a disease

Definition 8: any distinct time period in a sequence of events - [noun denoting time]

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

  • we are in a transitional stage in which many former ideas must be revised or rejected

Synonyms for stage in the sense of this definition

(stage is a kind of ...) an amount of time

"a time period of 30 years" "hastened the period of time of his recovery" "Picasso's blue period"

(... is a kind of stage ) the final stage of the prophase of meiosis

(... is a kind of stage ) (pathology) the phase in the development of an infection between the time a pathogen enters the body and the time the first symptoms appear

(... is a kind of stage ) the time in the menstrual cycle when fertilization is most likely to be possible (7 days before to 7 days after ovulation)

(... is a kind of stage ) the phase of the menstrual cycle during which the lining of the uterus is shed (the first day of menstrual flow is considered day 1 of the menstrual cycle)

(... is a kind of stage ) an annual phase of heightened sexual excitement in the males of certain large mammals (especially elephants); is associated with discharge from a gland between the eye and ear

"the frenzied elephant was in musth"

(... is a kind of stage ) the second half of the menstrual cycle after ovulation; the corpus luteum secretes progesterone which prepares the endometrium for the implantation of an embryo; if fertilization does not occur then menstrual flow begins

(... is a kind of stage ) a stage of technological development or innovation

"the third generation of computers"

(... is a kind of stage ) a final climactic stage

"their achievements stand as a culmination of centuries of development"

(... is a kind of stage ) any time of new development

(... is a kind of stage ) any distinct period in history or in a person's life

"the industrial revolution opened a new chapter in British history" "the divorce was an ugly chapter in their relationship"

(... is a kind of stage ) (psychoanalysis) the third stage in a child's development when awareness of and manipulation of the genitals is supposed to be a primary source of pleasure

(... is a kind of stage ) (psychoanalysis) the first sexual and social stage of an infant's development; the mouth is the focus of the libido and satisfaction comes from suckling and chewing and biting

(... is a kind of stage ) the fourth stage of the prophase of meiosis

(... is a kind of stage ) the first stage of the prophase of meiosis

(... is a kind of stage ) the third stage of the prophase of meiosis

(... is a kind of stage ) a stage in meiosis or mitosis

(... is a kind of stage ) the second stage of the prophase of meiosis

(... is a kind of stage ) (psychoanalysis) the second sexual and social stage of a child's development during which bowel control is learned

(... is a kind of stage ) (psychoanalysis) the fifth sexual and social stage in a person's development occurring during adolescence; interest focuses on sexual activity

(... is a kind of stage ) (psychoanalysis) the fourth period (from about age 5 or 6 until puberty) during which sexual interests are supposed to be sublimated into other activities

(... is a kind of stage ) that time during a woman's menstrual cycle during which conception is least likely to occur (usually immediately before of after menstruation)

Definition 9: perform (a play), especially on a stage - [verb of creation]

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

  • we are going to stage `Othello'

Synonyms for stage in the sense of this definition

(stage is a kind of ...) create anew

"Re-create the boom of the West on a small scale"

(... is a kind of stage ) locate

"The film is set in Africa"

(stage belongs to category ...) arts or skills that require public performance

Definition 10: plan, organize, and carry out (an event) - [verb of creation]

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

  • the neighboring tribe staged an invasion

Synonyms for stage in the sense of this definition

(stage is a kind of ...) take the lead or initiative in; participate in the development of

"This South African surgeon pioneered heart transplants"

(... is a kind of stage ) arrange for an illegal dogfight

(... is a kind of stage ) make detailed arrangements or preparations

(... is a kind of stage ) arrange in phases or stages

"phase a withdrawal"

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