in stages

Definition of in stages

  1. :  in a series of separate steps rather than all at one time The changes will be made in stages.

Word by Word Definitions

stageplay stages
  1. :  one of a series of positions or stations one above the other :  step

    :  the height of the surface of a river above an arbitrary zero point

    :  a raised platform

  1. :  to produce (as a play) on a stage

    :  to produce or cause to happen for public view or public effect

    :  to determine the phase or severity of (a disease) based on a classification of established symptomatic criteria

  1. :  intended to represent a type or stereotype


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up in stages? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).