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Another word for stage

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Noun
  1. A raised platform on which theatrical performances are given

      1. A group of persons who manage or control a business, school system, etc.; council
      2. Food or meals considered as a whole:
      3. A diving board.
      1. The stage of an ancient theater, located between the background and the orchestra.
      2. The area of a modern theater that is located between the curtain and the orchestra.
      3. The plane separating the stage proper from the audience and including the arch (proscenium arch) and the curtain within it
    See also:

    performing-arts

  2. The art and occupation of an actor

  3. A temporary framework with a floor, used by workmen

    See also:

    machine

  4. The place where an action or event occurs

      1. A place or locality, esp. with reference to events or circumstances connected with it, often as a setting for a story, play, etc.
      2. (Computing) The set of settings related to the language and region in which a computer program executes. Examples are language, paper format, currency and time formats, character encoding etc.
      3. The scene or setting, as of a novel.
      1. (Informal) The locale or environment for a specified activity
      2. (--- Film) A section of a film, usually made up of a number of shots, which is unified by time, setting, characters, etc.
      3. (--- Slang) A situation or set of circumstances:
      1. A thing in or upon which something is set; specif., the backing for a gem or gems, or the style or shape of this
      2. The context and environment in which a situation is set; the background.
      3. The music or the composing of music for a set of words, as a poem
      1. A website.
      2. (Comput.) A location on the Internet that is accessible at a single address; often, specif., a website
      3. The place or setting of something:
    See also:

    place

  5. One of the units in a course, as on an ascending or descending scale

      1. Social or official rank, position, or class
      2. (Grammar) One of the forms used in the comparison of adjectives and adverbs. For example, tall is the positive degree, taller the comparative degree, and tallest the superlative degree of the adjective tall.
      3. A step in the direct line of descent
      1. An accepted level or standard.
      2. A stage or degree in a process.
      3. Any of the stages in an orderly, systematic progression; step; degree
      1. The degree of concentration, as of a substance in a fluid
      2. Position along a vertical axis; height or depth:
      3. A natural or proper position, place, or stage:
      1. A short, usually tapering or pointed piece of wood, metal, etc. used to hold parts together or in place, or to close an opening, as in a barrel
      2. A point or prong for tearing, hooking, etc.
      3. A step or degree
      1. A specific moment in time:
      2. A stage, condition, level, or degree reached or indicated
      3. A distinct condition or degree:
      1. A stage or degree in a scale, as of social acceptance
      2. Any sturdy stick, bar, or rod, esp. a rounded one, used as a crossbar, support, etc.
      3. A rod or bar forming a step of a ladder.
      1. A very short distance:
      2. A low platform used for exercise, as in step aerobics.
      3. A degree in progress or a grade or rank in a scale:
      1. A concave or V-shaped cut or indentation in an edge or across a surface
      2. (Informal) A level or degree:
      3. (Informal) A step; grade; degree; peg
    See also:

    big

  6. An interval regarded as a distinct evolutionary or developmental unit

      1. The number of digits that repeat in a repeating decimal. For example,17 = 0.142857142857 ... has a six-digit period.
      2. An interval of time characterized by the prevalence of a specified culture, ideology, or technology:
      3. An interval regarded as a distinct evolutionary or developmental phase:
      1. A distinct stage of development:
      2. (Physics) A particular stage in a periodic process or phenomenon.
      3. Any of the stages or forms in any series or cycle of changes, as in development
    See also:

    time

Verb
  1. To produce on the stage

      1. To serve or function as a substitute for another:
      2. To appear to be
      3. To carry out an action:
      1. (Slang) To take; ingest; use
      2. Used to give emphasis, or as a legal convention
      3. To give; render
      1. To present or draw attention to in a dramatic way:
      2. To present something in a dramatic or melodramatic manner.
      3. To regard or present (actions, oneself, etc.) as though in a play; give dramatic quality to
      1. To make into law:
      2. To act (something) out, as on a stage:
      3. To represent or perform in or as in a play; act out
      1. To present to view:
      2. To introduce or present (a speaker, the subject of a toast, etc.)
      3. To submit for consideration, acceptance, or use:
      1. To give a public presentation of; present:
      2. To present a dramatic or musical work or other entertainment before an audience.
      3. To act on so as to accomplish or bring to completion; execute; carry out (a task, process, etc.)
      1. To attach to (a pathologic antigen, such as a virus or bacterium) in order to allow the antigen to be recognized and destroyed by T cells. Used of certain immune cells, such as macrophages.
      2. To hold, carry, or point (a weapon) in a particular manner as a salutation or sign of honor, usually along the center axis of the body.
      3. To give (a gift, donation, award, etc.) to a person, organization, etc.
    See also:

    performing-arts

  2. To organize and carry out (an activity)

      1. To accord or tender to another:
      2. To place in the hands of; pass:
      3. (Slang) To abandon a claim, fight, etc.; give in or give up
      1. To give birth to; bear:
      2. (Informal) To hold at a disadvantage or to overcome
      3. To receive; get:
      1. To cause to take place; carry on:
      2. To remain unbroken or unyielding; not give way
      3. To stop the movement or progress of:
    See also:

    control

    planned

Another word for stage

Noun
  1. The theater

    See also:

    drama

  2. A platform

      1. The structure or physique of a human or animal body:
      2. A frame of reference.
      3. An open structure or rim for encasing, holding, or bordering:
      1. A raised wooden framework or platform.
      2. A temporary platform, either supported from below or suspended from above, on which workers sit or stand when performing tasks at heights above the ground.
      3. A temporary wooden or metal framework for supporting workmen and materials during the erecting, repairing, or painting of a building, etc.
      1. A structure of posts and boards for supporting workmen, etc., as in building.
      2. A temporary platform or system of platforms used for support; scaffolding.
      3. The act, process, or manner of presenting a play on the stage
    See also:

    platform

  3. A level, period, or degree

      1. A set of persons or things all falling in the same specified limits; a class.
      2. A stage or degree in a process.
      3. Any of the stages in an orderly, systematic progression; step; degree
      1. A flat, level, or even surface
      2. A level of development, achievement, existence, etc.
      3. A two-dimensional surface, any two of whose points can be joined by a straight line that lies entirely in the surface.
      1. Something, such as a ledge or an offset, that resembles a step of a stairway.
      2. A very short distance:
      3. A degree in progress or a grade or rank in a scale:
    See also:

    degree