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1. 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))

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Words that Rhyme with Stage

  • disengage
  • under-age
  • 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 stage


1. Noun, singular or mass
In this stage, the two of you talk less often and with less depth.

Quotes containing the word stage


1. What you see on stage is pretty much the way I am... a dry sense of humor.
- Bob Newhart

2. People come up to me as I leave the stage after a performance and tell me tey saw my mother onstage with me every time I sing. I keep a sense of humor about it.
- Lorna Luft

3. There is in every child at every stage a new miracle of vigorous unfolding, which constitutes a new hope and a new responsibility for all.
- Erik Erikson

2. 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))

3. 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))

4. 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))

5. 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))

6. stage

verb. ['ˈsteɪdʒ'] plan, organize, and carry out (an event).

Synonyms

  • tee up
  • pioneer
  • phase
  • arrange
  • initiate

Antonyms

  • natural depression
  • decrease
  • fall
  • begin

Etymology

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

7. stage

noun. ['ˈsteɪdʒ'] a section or portion of a journey or course.

Synonyms

  • journey
  • journeying
  • traveling
  • travel
  • leg
  • travelling

Antonyms

  • perigee
  • point of periapsis
  • desynchronise
  • desynchronize

Etymology

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

8. stage

noun. ['ˈsteɪdʒ'] a large coach-and-four formerly used to carry passengers and mail on regular routes between towns.

Synonyms

  • coach-and-four
  • coach
  • four-in-hand

Antonyms

  • night
  • middle
  • beginning
  • antinode

Etymology

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

9. stage

noun. ['ˈsteɪdʒ'] any scene regarded as a setting for exhibiting or doing something.

Antonyms

  • inferior

Etymology

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

10. stage

noun. ['ˈsteɪdʒ'] a small platform on a microscope where the specimen is mounted for examination.

Synonyms

  • microscope stage

Antonyms

  • overtime
  • uptime

Etymology

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