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Definition of STAGE
a: one of a series of positions or stations one above the other :step
b: the height of the surface of a river above an arbitrary zero point <flood stage>
a (1): a raised platform (2): the part of a theater on which the acting takes place and which often includes the wings (3): the acting profession : the theater as an occupation or activity (4):soundstage
b: a center of attention or scene of action
a: a scaffold for workmen
b: the small platform of a microscope on which an object is placed for examination
a: a period or step in a process, activity, or development: as (1): one of the distinguishable periods of growth and development of a plant or animal <the larval stage of an insect>(2): a period or phase in the course of a disease; also: the degree of involvement or severity of a disease
b: one passing through a (specified) stage
: an element or part of an electronic device (as an amplifier)
: one of two or more sections of a rocket that have their own fuel and engine
: to produce or cause to happen for public view or public effect <stage a track meet><stage a hunger strike>
: to determine the phase or severity of (a disease) based on a classification of established symptomatic criteria; also: to evaluate (a patient) to determine the phase, severity, or progression of a disease
Examples of STAGE
The school stages two plays each year.
The students staged a protest.
The school is staging a track meet.
The prisoners are staging a hunger strike.
The photograph of the two leaders shaking hands was deliberately staged.
His career as a singer appeared to be over, but then he staged a comeback.