Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun offstage

1 sense of offstage

Sense 1
wing, offstage, backstage -- (a stage area out of sight of the audience)
       => stage -- (a large platform on which people can stand and can be seen by an audience; "he clambered up onto the stage and got the actors to help him into the box")

Antonyms of adj offstage

2 senses of offstage

Sense 1
offstage (vs. onstage) -- (situated or taking place in the area of a stage not visible to the audience; "offstage noises")

onstage (vs. offstage) -- (situated or taking place on the area of a stage visible to the audience)

Sense 2
offstage, backstage -- (concealed from public view or attention; "offstage political meetings")

INDIRECT (VIA private) -> public -- (not private; open to or concerning the people as a whole; "the public good"; "public libraries"; "public funds"; "public parks"; "a public scandal"; "public gardens"; "performers and members of royal families are public figures")

Similarity of adj offstage

2 senses of offstage

Sense 1
offstage (vs. onstage) -- (situated or taking place in the area of a stage not visible to the audience; "offstage noises")

Sense 2
offstage, backstage -- (concealed from public view or attention; "offstage political meetings")
       => private (vs. public) -- (confined to particular persons or groups or providing privacy; "a private place"; "private discussions"; "private lessons"; "a private club"; "a private secretary"; "private property"; "the former President is now a private citizen"; "public figures struggle to maintain a private life")

Antonyms of adv offstage

1 of 2 senses of offstage

Sense 1
offstage -- (behind the scenes; not on stage; "the actors were waiting offstage")
       Antonym of onstage (Sense 1)
      => onstage -- (on the stage; "it was time for her to go onstage")

Synonyms of adv offstage

2 senses of offstage

Sense 1
offstage -- (behind the scenes; not on stage; "the actors were waiting offstage")

Sense 2
offstage -- (not in public; "the deal was done offstage")

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