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1. center

noun. ['ˈsɛntɝ, ˈsɛnɝ'] an area that is approximately central within some larger region.

Synonyms

  • centre
  • middle
  • country
  • financial center
  • storm centre
  • storm center
  • city centre
  • central city
  • center stage
  • hub
  • midstream
  • city center
  • eye
  • centre stage
  • medical center
  • area
  • midfield
  • seat
  • heart

Antonyms

  • middle
  • undock
  • break
  • irrelevance

Etymology

  • centre (French)
  • centrum (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Center Stage

  • disengage
  • backstage
  • upstage
  • under-age
  • restage
  • onstage
  • offstage
  • bethpage
  • enrage
  • engage
  • assuage
  • schrage
  • osage
  • krage
  • grage
  • drage
  • wrage
  • wage
  • sage
  • rage
  • paige
  • page
  • lage
  • kage
  • hage
  • gauge
  • gaige
  • gage
  • cage

Example sentences of the word center-stage


1. Noun Phrase
Cooked and smoked ham take center stage on many holiday dinner tables.

2. center

noun. ['ˈsɛntɝ, ˈsɛnɝ'] the piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher.

Synonyms

  • centerfield
  • piece of ground
  • outfield
  • tract
  • parcel of land
  • center field
  • parcel

Antonyms

  • ambiversion
  • outwardness
  • worldliness
  • extraversion

Etymology

  • centre (French)
  • centrum (Latin)

3. center

verb. ['ˈsɛntɝ, ˈsɛnɝ'] center upon.

Synonyms

  • revolve about
  • pertain
  • concern
  • bear on
  • touch on
  • have-to doe with
  • come to
  • concentrate on
  • center on
  • revolve around
  • relate
  • refer
  • touch

Antonyms

  • nondrinker
  • inelegance
  • derestrict
  • immoderation

Etymology

  • centre (French)
  • centrum (Latin)

4. center

noun. ['ˈsɛntɝ, ˈsɛnɝ'] a building dedicated to a particular activity.

Synonyms

  • student center
  • conference center
  • service club
  • centre
  • building
  • burn center
  • call center
  • call centre
  • settlement house
  • conference house
  • research center
  • civic center
  • research facility
  • community center
  • control center

Antonyms

  • dissatisfy
  • discontent
  • rejection
  • outward

Etymology

  • centre (French)
  • centrum (Latin)

5. center

noun. ['ˈsɛntɝ, ˈsɛnɝ'] a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure.

Synonyms

  • point
  • core
  • centre
  • nucleus
  • bight
  • navel point
  • bull
  • center of curvature
  • centre of gravity
  • centre of mass
  • navel
  • bowels
  • bull's eye
  • centre of curvature
  • nombril
  • center of mass
  • midpoint

Antonyms

  • deconcentrate
  • decentralize
  • diverge
  • antinode

Etymology

  • centre (French)
  • centrum (Latin)

6. stage

noun. ['ˈsteɪdʒ'] any distinct time period in a sequence of events.

Synonyms

  • genital phase
  • phase
  • oral stage
  • leptotene
  • anal stage
  • generation
  • diplotene
  • oral phase
  • phase of cell division
  • fertile period
  • fertile phase
  • luteal phase
  • pachytene
  • phallic stage
  • latency stage
  • menstrual phase
  • incubation
  • chapter
  • phallic phase
  • safe period
  • anal phase
  • diakinesis
  • culmination
  • time period
  • latency period
  • latency phase
  • secretory phase
  • zygotene
  • seedtime
  • musth
  • genital stage
  • period of time
  • period

Antonyms

  • short
  • tallness
  • shortness
  • lower

Etymology

  • stage (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • estage (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. stage

noun. ['ˈsteɪdʒ'] a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process.

Synonyms

  • tiptop
  • ultimateness
  • height
  • pinnacle
  • summit
  • end point
  • ladder
  • elevation
  • climax
  • state of the art
  • meridian
  • peak
  • ultimacy
  • standard of living
  • acme
  • extent
  • degree
  • top
  • resultant
  • standard of life
  • quickening
  • level
  • state
  • superlative
  • plane

Antonyms

  • low
  • lowness
  • highness
  • high

Etymology

  • stage (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • estage (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. stage

noun. ['ˈsteɪdʒ'] a large platform on which people can stand and can be seen by an audience.

Synonyms

  • apron
  • theater stage
  • backstage
  • downstage
  • wing
  • mise en scene
  • house
  • left stage
  • setting
  • theatre stage
  • stage setting
  • stage right
  • theatre
  • stage left
  • theater
  • offstage
  • upstage
  • platform
  • forestage
  • right stage

Antonyms

  • start
  • regulation time
  • work time
  • time off

Etymology

  • stage (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • estage (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. stage

verb. ['ˈsteɪdʒ'] perform (a play), especially on a stage.

Synonyms

  • place
  • localise
  • localize
  • re-create
  • represent
  • present

Antonyms

  • bottom out
  • minimum
  • maximum
  • intense

Etymology

  • stage (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • estage (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. stage

noun. ['ˈsteɪdʒ'] the theater as a profession (usually `the stage').

Synonyms

  • dramaturgy
  • dramatic art
  • dramatics
  • theatre

Antonyms

  • end
  • undock
  • break
  • irrelevance

Etymology

  • stage (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • estage (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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