in stages

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of in stages

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

Word by Word Definitions

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

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

  3. : a raised platform

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

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

  3. : 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


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