Definitions of stage:
- noun: a section or portion of a journey or course
Example: "Then we embarked on the second stage of our Caribbean cruise"
- noun: a 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"
- noun: a small platform on a microscope where the specimen is mounted for examination
- noun: the theater as a profession (usually `the stage')
Example: "An early movie simply showed a long kiss by two actors of the contemporary stage"
- noun: any scene regarded as a setting for exhibiting or doing something
Example: "All the world's a stage--Shakespeare"
- noun: a large coach-and-four formerly used to carry passengers and mail on regular routes between towns
Example: "We went out of town together by stage about ten or twelve miles"
- noun: any 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"
- noun: a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process
Example: "At what stage are the social sciences?"
- verb: plan, organize, and carry out (an event)
- verb: perform (a play), especially on a stage
Example: "We are going to stage `Othello'"
- name: A surname (rare: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #11446)
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