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

8 senses of stage

Sense 1
phase, stage -- (any distinct time period in a sequence of events; "we are in a transitional stage in which many former ideas must be revised or rejected")
       => time period, period of time, period -- (an amount of time; "a time period of 30 years"; "hastened the period of time of his recovery"; "Picasso's blue period")

Sense 2
degree, level, stage, point -- (a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process; "a remarkable degree of frankness"; "at what stage are the social sciences?")
       => state -- (the way something is with respect to its main attributes; "the current state of knowledge"; "his state of health"; "in a weak financial state")

Sense 3
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")
       => platform -- (a raised horizontal surface; "the speaker mounted the platform")

Sense 4
stage -- (the theater as a profession (usually `the stage'); "an early movie simply showed a long kiss by two actors of the contemporary stage")
       => dramaturgy, dramatic art, dramatics, theater, theatre -- (the art of writing and producing plays)

Sense 5
stagecoach, stage -- (a large coach-and-four formerly used to carry passengers and mail on regular routes between towns; "we went out of town together by stage about ten or twelve miles")
       => coach, four-in-hand, coach-and-four -- (a carriage pulled by four horses with one driver)

Sense 6
stage, leg -- (a section or portion of a journey or course; "then we embarked on the second stage of our Caribbean cruise")
       => travel, traveling, travelling -- (the act of going from one place to another; "he enjoyed selling but he hated the travel")

Sense 7
stage -- (any scene regarded as a setting for exhibiting or doing something; "All the world's a stage"--Shakespeare; "it set the stage for peaceful negotiations")
       => scene -- (the place where some action occurs; "the police returned to the scene of the crime")

Sense 8
stage, microscope stage -- (a small platform on a microscope where the specimen is mounted for examination)
       => platform -- (a raised horizontal surface; "the speaker mounted the platform")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb stage

2 senses of stage

Sense 1
stage, present, represent -- (perform (a play), especially on a stage; "we are going to stage `Othello'")
       => re-create -- (create anew; "Re-create the boom of the West on a small scale")

Sense 2
stage, arrange -- (plan, organize, and carry out (an event); "the neighboring tribe staged an invasion")
       => initiate, pioneer -- (take the lead or initiative in; participate in the development of; "This South African surgeon pioneered heart transplants")

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