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1. direction

noun. ['dɝˈɛkʃən, diːˈrɛkʃɪn, daɪˈrɛkʃɪn, dɪˈrɛkʃɪn'] a line leading to a place or point.

Synonyms

  • trend
  • tendency
  • path
  • bearing
  • north-south direction
  • route
  • qibla
  • way
  • itinerary
  • course
  • heading
  • east-west direction

Antonyms

  • posterior
  • inner
  • posteriority
  • outer

Etymology

  • directio (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word stage-direction


1. Noun Phrase
Take note of the playwright's descriptions of them in stage directions (physical and behavioral).

2. direction

noun. ['dɝˈɛkʃən, diːˈrɛkʃɪn, daɪˈrɛkʃɪn, dɪˈrɛkʃɪn'] the spatial relation between something and the course along which it points or moves.

Synonyms

  • leeward
  • north
  • compass point
  • compass north
  • outgoing
  • west
  • south
  • windward
  • spatial relation
  • incoming
  • frontage
  • northeast
  • east
  • position
  • orientation
  • seaward
  • southwest
  • opposition
  • southeast
  • northwest
  • magnetic north

Antonyms

  • outgoing
  • incoming
  • windward
  • outwardness

Etymology

  • directio (Latin)

3. direction

noun. ['dɝˈɛkʃən, diːˈrɛkʃɪn, daɪˈrɛkʃɪn, dɪˈrɛkʃɪn'] a general course along which something has a tendency to develop.

Synonyms

  • tenor
  • disposition
  • inclination

Antonyms

  • node
  • middle
  • end
  • beginning

Etymology

  • directio (Latin)

4. direction

noun. ['dɝˈɛkʃən, diːˈrɛkʃɪn, daɪˈrɛkʃɪn, dɪˈrɛkʃɪn'] something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action.

Synonyms

  • guidance
  • subject matter
  • confidential information
  • cynosure
  • counsel
  • counselling
  • wind
  • career counseling
  • genetic counseling
  • steer
  • counseling
  • road map
  • hint
  • lead
  • substance
  • message
  • tip
  • content
  • marriage counseling

Antonyms

  • break
  • irrelevance
  • unpointedness
  • downwind

Etymology

  • directio (Latin)

5. 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))

6. 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))

7. 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))

8. 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))

9. 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))

10. 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))
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