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Definition of "stage" []

  • A raised and level floor or platform. (noun)
  • A raised platform on which theatrical performances are presented. (noun)
  • An area in which actors perform. (noun)
  • The acting profession, or the world of theater. Used with the: The stage is her life. (noun)
  • The scene of an event or of a series of events. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "stage" in a sentence
  • "_Trunk that was carried off stage in first act discovered stage_ C.,"
  • "Or wilt thou make me pass through ever-repeated births and ever-changing scenes of misery, stage by stage* -- to annihilation?"
  • "Hincapie, 34, the winner of last year's most difficult mountain stage, is the most prolific American in the Tour with nine Tour finishes."