HyperDic: stage

English > 10 senses of the word stage:
NOUNtimestage, phaseany distinct time period in a sequence of events
statestage, degree, level, pointa specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process
artifactstagea large platform on which people can stand and can be seen by an audience
communicationstagethe theater as a profession (usually 'the stage')
artifactstage, stagecoacha large coach-and-four formerly used to carry passengers and mail / mail on regular routes between towns
actstage, lega section or portion of a journey or course
locationstageany scene regarded as a setting for exhibiting or doing something
artifactstage, microscope stagea small platform on a microscope where the specimen is mounted for examination
VERBcreationstage, present, representperform (a play) , especially on a stage
creationstage, arrangeplan, organize, and carry out (an event)
stage > pronunciation
Soundsstey'jh
Rhymesage ... wage: 25 rhymes with eyjh...
English > stage: 10 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningAny distinct time period in a sequence of events.
Example"we are in a transitional stage in which many former ideas must be revised or rejected"
Synonymphase
Narroweranal stage, anal phase(psychoanalysis) the second sexual and social / social stage of a child's development during which bowel control is learned
apogee, culminationA final climactic stage
chapterAny distinct period in history or in a person's life
diakinesisThe final stage of the prophase of meiosis
diploteneThe fourth stage / stage of the prophase of meiosis
fertile period, fertile phaseThe time in the menstrual cycle when fertilization is most likely to be possible (7 days before to 7 days after ovulation)
generationA stage of technological development or innovation
genital stage, genital phase(psychoanalysis) the fifth sexual and social stage in a person's development occurring during adolescence
incubation(pathology) the phase in the development of an infection between the time a pathogen enters the body and the time the first symptoms appear
latency stage, latency phase, latency period(psychoanalysis) the fourth period (from about age 5 or 6 until puberty) during which sexual interests are supposed to be sublimated into other activities
leptoteneThe first stage of the prophase of meiosis
menstrual phaseThe 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)
musthAn annual phase of heightened sexual excitement in the males of certain large mammals (especially elephants)
oral stage, oral phase(psychoanalysis) the first sexual and social stage of an infant's development
pachyteneThe third stage of the prophase of meiosis
phallic stage, phallic phase(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
phase of cell divisionA stage in meiosis or mitosis
safe periodThat time during a woman's menstrual cycle during which conception is least likely to occur (usually immediately before of after menstruation)
secretory phase, luteal phaseThe second half of the menstrual cycle after ovulation
seedtimeAny time of new development
zygoteneThe second stage of the prophase of meiosis
Broadertime period, period of time, periodAn amount of time
Spanishestadio, etapa, fase, período
Catalanestadi, etapa, fase
English > stage: 10 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningA specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process.
Example "at what stage are the social sciences?"
Synonymsdegree, level, point
Narroweracme, height, elevation, peak, pinnacle, summit, superlative, meridian, tiptop, topThe highest level or degree attainable
climaxThe most severe stage / stage of a disease
extentThe point or degree to which something extends
ladderascending stages by which somebody or something can progress
planeA level of existence or development
quickeningThe stage of pregnancy at which the mother first feels the movements of the fetus
resultant, end pointThe final / final point in a process
standard of living, living standards, standard of lifeA level of material comfort in terms of goods and services available to someone or some group
state of the artThe highest degree of development of an art or technique at a particular time
ultimacy, ultimatenessThe state or degree of being ultimate
BroaderstateThe way something is with respect to its main attributes
Spanishetapa, fase, grado, nivel, punto, tramo
Catalanetapa, fase, grau, nivell, punt
English > stage: 10 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA large platform on which people can stand and can be seen by an audience.
Example"he clambered up onto the stage and got the actors to help him into the box"
Part oftheater, theatre, houseA building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented
Partsstage left, left stageThe part of the stage on the actor's left as the actor faces the audience
stage right, right stageThe part of the stage on the actor's right as the actor faces the audience
upstageThe rear part of the stage
NarrowerdownstageThe front half of the stage (as seen from the audience)
mise en scene, stage setting, settingarrangement of scenery and properties to represent the place where a play or movie is enacted
proscenium, apron, forestageThe part of a modern theater stage between the curtain and the orchestra (i.e., in front of the curtain)
theater stage, theatre stageA stage in a theater on which actors can perform
wing, offstage, backstageA stage area out of sight of the audience
BroaderplatformA raised horizontal surface
Spanishescena, escenario
Catalanescena, escenari, estrada
Verbsstageperform (a play) , especially on a stage
English > stage: 10 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningThe theater as a profession (usually 'the stage').
Example"an early movie simply showed a long kiss by two actors of the contemporary stage"
Broaderdramaturgy, dramatic art, dramatics, theater, theatreThe art of writing and producing plays
Spanishescena, teatro
Catalanescena, teatre
Adjectivesstagy, stageyhaving characteristics / characteristics of the stage especially an artificial and mannered quality
Verbsstageperform (a play) , especially on a stage
English > stage: 10 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningA large coach-and-four formerly used to carry passengers and mail / mail on regular routes between towns.
Example"we went out of town together by stage about ten or twelve miles"
Synonymstagecoach
Broadercoach, four-in-hand, coach-and-fourA carriage pulled by four horses with one driver
Spanishcalesa, diligencia
Catalandiligència
English > stage: 10 senses > noun 6, act
MeaningA section or portion of a journey or course.
Example"then we embarked on the second stage of our Caribbean cruise"
Synonymleg
Part ofjourney, journeyingThe act of traveling from one place to another
Narrowerfare-stageA section along the route of a bus for which the fare is the same
Broadertravel, traveling, travellingThe act of going from one place to another
Spanishetapa, fase
Catalanetapa
English > stage: 10 senses > noun 7, location
MeaningAny scene regarded as a setting for exhibiting or doing something.
Examples
  • "All the world's a stage"--Shakespeare
  • "it set the stage for peaceful negotiations"
BroadersceneThe place where some action occurs
Verbsstageplan, organize, and carry out (an event)
English > stage: 10 senses > noun 8, artifact
MeaningA small platform on a microscope where the specimen is mounted for examination.
Synonymmicroscope stage
BroaderplatformA raised horizontal surface
Spanishescena, portaobjetos
Catalanescena, portaobjectes
English > stage: 10 senses > verb 1, creation
MeaningPerform (a play) , especially on a stage.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelDid he stage his major works over a short period of time?
Example"we are going to stage 'Othello'"
Synonymspresent, represent
Categoryperforming artsarts or skills that require public performance
Entailed bycastselect to play,sing, or dance a part in a play, movie, musical, opera, or ballet
Narrowerset, localize, localise, placeLocate
Broaderre-createcreate anew
Spanishescenificar, montar, poner en escena, presentar, representar
Catalanescenificar, representar
Nounsstagea large platform on which people can stand and can be seen by an audience
stagethe theater as a profession (usually 'the stage')
stagersomeone who supervises the physical aspects in the production of a show and who is in charge of the stage when the show is being performed
stagingthe production of a drama / drama on the stage
English > stage: 10 senses > verb 2, creation
Meaningplan, organize, and carry out (an event).
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"the neighboring tribe staged an invasion"
Synonymarrange
NarrowerdogfightArrange for an illegal dogfight / dogfight
phaseArrange in phases or stages
tee upmake detailed arrangements or preparations / preparations
Broaderinitiate, pioneerTake the lead or initiative in
Spanisharreglar, escenificar, organizar, realizar
Catalanarreglar, escenificar
Nounsstageany scene regarded as a setting for exhibiting or doing something
stagersomeone who supervises the physical aspects in the production of a show and who is in charge of the stage when the show is being performed

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