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1. upstage

adjective. ['əpˈsteɪdʒ'] remote in manner.

Synonyms

  • reserved
  • aloof

Antonyms

  • near
  • close
  • forward

Etymology

  • stage (English)
  • stage (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • up (English)
  • upp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Upstage

  • disengage
  • backstage
  • 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

Sentences with upstage


1. Verb, base form
Avoid dresses with large, bright patterns so you don't upstage the young man celebrating his big day.

2. Adjective
Provide for a hidden or upstage entry and exit slot for actors to pass through.

3. Noun, singular or mass
Always leave a single lightbulb lit (a ghost light) upstage center when the theater is empty.

2. upstage

verb. ['əpˈsteɪdʒ'] treat snobbishly, put in one's place.

Synonyms

  • handle
  • do by

Antonyms

  • connect
  • attach
  • stay

Etymology

  • stage (English)
  • stage (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • up (English)
  • upp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. upstage

verb. ['əpˈsteɪdʒ'] steal the show, draw attention to oneself away from someone else.

Antonyms

  • middle

Etymology

  • stage (English)
  • stage (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • up (English)
  • upp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. upstage

noun. ['əpˈsteɪdʒ'] the rear part of the stage.

Synonyms

  • stage
  • portion

Antonyms

  • unrestrained
  • demonstrative
  • outside

Etymology

  • stage (English)
  • stage (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • up (English)
  • upp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. upstage

verb. ['əpˈsteɪdʒ'] move upstage, forcing the other actors to turn away from the audience.

Synonyms

  • move

Antonyms

  • misconception
  • beginning

Etymology

  • stage (English)
  • stage (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • up (English)
  • upp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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