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Overview of noun stage

The noun stage has 8 senses? (first 7 from tagged texts)
1. (25) 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")

2. (18) 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?")

3. (15) 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")

4. (6) stage

(the theater as a profession (usually `the stage'); "an early movie simply showed a long kiss by two actors of the contemporary stage")

5. (2) 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")

6. (2) stage, leg

(a section or portion of a journey or course; "then we embarked on the second stage of our Caribbean cruise")

7. (1) stage

(any scene regarded as a setting for exhibiting or doing something; "All the world's a stage"

8. stage, microscope stage

(a small platform on a microscope where the specimen is mounted for examination)


Overview of verb stage

The verb stage has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (9) stage, present, represent

(perform (a play), especially on a stage; "we are going to stage `Othello'")

2. (5) stage, arrange

(plan, organize, and carry out (an event); "the neighboring tribe staged an invasion")

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