Associations to the word «Stage»

Pictures for the word «Stage»


STAGE, noun. A phase.
STAGE, noun. A platform, generally elevated, upon which show performances or other public events are given.
STAGE, noun. A floor or storey of a house.
STAGE, noun. A floor elevated for the convenience of mechanical work, etc.; scaffolding; staging.
STAGE, noun. A platform, often floating, serving as a kind of wharf.
STAGE, noun. A stagecoach, an enclosed horsedrawn carriage used to carry passengers.
STAGE, noun. (dated) A place of rest on a regularly travelled road; a station; a place appointed for a relay of horses.
STAGE, noun. (dated) A degree of advancement in a journey; one of several portions into which a road or course is marked off; the distance between two places of rest on a road.
STAGE, noun. (electronics) The number of an electronic circuit’s block, such as a filter, an amplifier, etc.
STAGE, noun. The place on a microscope where the slide is located for viewing.
STAGE, noun. (video games) A level; one of the sequential areas making up the game.
STAGE, noun. A place where anything is publicly exhibited, or a remarkable affair occurs; the scene.
STAGE, verb. To produce on a stage, to perform a play.
STAGE, verb. To demonstrate in a deceptive manner.
STAGE, verb. (Of a protest or strike etc.) To carry out.
STAGE, verb. To position at a designated location, as in preparation for.
STAGE BALL, noun. (juggling) A type of hollow juggling ball with a hard, shiny outer shell, designed to be more visible than beanbags.
STAGE BALLS, noun. Plural of stage ball
STAGE CARRIAGE, noun. Stagecoach
STAGE COMBAT, noun. (film) (theatre) The art of arranging, designing or performing sequences of simulated fighting, especially in theatrical productions.
STAGE DIRECTION, noun. An instruction given to an actor that tells the actor what should be done and in what manner to do it.
STAGE DIRECTIONS, noun. Plural of stage direction
STAGE DIVING, noun. The practice of jumping from the stage in a rock concert to be caught and carried aloft by the crowd
STAGE DIVINGS, noun. Plural of stage diving
STAGE FEAR, noun. Fear or tension caused by the thought of performing in front of a crowd.
STAGE FRIGHT, noun. (uncountable) A state of nervousness about performing some action in front of a group of people, on or off of a stage; nerves; uncertainty; a lack of self-assurance before an audience.
STAGE LEFT, noun. The area to the left of the stage when looking towards the audience
STAGE LEFT, adverb. Located at stage left.
STAGE MANAGER, noun. A person responsible for the organization of a stage production, and who is in charge of the stage during the performance
STAGE MANAGERS, noun. Plural of stage manager
STAGE MICROMETER, noun. A graduated device applied to the stage of a microscope for measuring the size of an object.
STAGE MOM, noun. A stage mom or stage dad is a parent or guardian of a child actor/performer who aggressively manages their career, often in what is considered a detrimental and over-bearing manner. The phrase has expanded to almost any performance related endeavor but is mostly linked to those doing traditional theater stage performances in front of an audience.
STAGE MOTHER, noun. (US) the mother of a child actor
STAGE NAME, noun. The pseudonym of an entertainer.
STAGE NAMES, noun. Plural of stage name
STAGE OF THE GAME, noun. (idiomatic) A point in the progress of an ongoing dispute or process.
STAGE RACE, noun. A multi-day cycle race consisting of a series of separate races (called stages) of various types (road races, criteriums, time trials) usually held one stage per day and all linked together by the general classification (GC).
STAGE RIGHT, noun. The area to the right of the stage when looking towards the audience
STAGE RIGHT, adverb. Located at stage right.
STAGE SCREW, noun. (theater) A forged, or sometimes cast low thread count cut thread screw with a handle made up of three holes used to hold scenery in place in theater's prior to the 1990's.
STAGE WAGON, noun. A wagon which runs between two places for conveying passengers or goods.
STAGE WHISPER, noun. (theater) A line that is performed on stage as if it were whispered, but is spoken loud enough that the audience can hear.
STAGE WHISPER, verb. (theater) To perform a stage whisper.
STAGE WHISPERED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of stage whisper Alternative spelling of stage-whispered
STAGE WHISPERING, verb. Present participle of stage whisper Alternative spelling of stage-whispering
STAGE WHISPERS, noun. Plural of stage whisper
STAGE WHISPERS, verb. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of stage whisper Alternative spelling of stage-whispers

Dictionary definition

STAGE, noun. 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".
STAGE, noun. 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?".
STAGE, noun. 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".
STAGE, noun. The theater as a profession (usually `the stage'); "an early movie simply showed a long kiss by two actors of the contemporary stage".
STAGE, noun. 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".
STAGE, noun. A section or portion of a journey or course; "then we embarked on the second stage of our Caribbean cruise".
STAGE, noun. Any scene regarded as a setting for exhibiting or doing something; "All the world's a stage"--Shakespeare; "it set the stage for peaceful negotiations".
STAGE, noun. A small platform on a microscope where the specimen is mounted for examination.
STAGE, verb. Perform (a play), especially on a stage; "we are going to stage `Othello'".
STAGE, verb. Plan, organize, and carry out (an event); "the neighboring tribe staged an invasion".

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