What is stage?

  • (noun): A section or portion of a journey or course.
    Example: "Then we embarked on the second stage of our Caribbean cruise"
    Synonyms: leg
    See also — Additional definitions below

Stage

Stage or stages is an abstract object often associated with either theater and scene or point of progress.

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Vienna State Opera - Present Day - Gustav Mahler
... of singers, such as Anna Bahr-Mildenburg and Selma Kurz, and recruited a stage designer who replaced the lavish historical stage decors with sparse stage scenery ...
The Wind In The Willows - Adaptations - Stage
... the Willows (UK National Tour) by Ian Billings The Wind in the Willows Two stage adaptations - a full musical adaptation and a small-scale, shorter, stage play version - by David Gooderson ...
Zoo Keeper (video Game) - Gameplay - Bonus Stage: Ride The Escalators
... The third type of stage finds Zelda on a platform at the top of a series of escalators and poses the question "Can you win a bonus keeper?" ... Each stage has at least two escalators, alternately ending on the right and left sides of the screen on the next platform ... The first escalator stage is after the second time Zeke rescues Zelda from the monkey ...
Zoo Keeper (video Game) - Game Sequence
... screen (showing how to play the main stages of the game) ... Main Stage #1 Elephants only, with Root Beer bonus items ... Main Stage #2 Snakes added, with Four-leaf Clover bonus items ...
Zoo Keeper (video Game) - Gameplay - Main Stage: Contain The Escaping Animals
... In the first type of stage, Zeke moves and jumps along a rectangular perimeter surrounding a cage in the center of the screen, which is unlocked and thus allowing animals ... the wall from the inside as they try to escape, so the stage is a constant fight between Zeke and the animals to build up and tear down the perimeter wall ... The first two main stages begin with a thin wall already in place, but after that the wall must be built from scratch ...

More definitions of "stage":

  • (noun): A specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process.
    Example: "At what stage are the social sciences?"
    Synonyms: degree, level, point
  • (noun): Any distinct time period in a sequence of events.
    Example: "We are in a transitional stage in which many former ideas must be revised or rejected"
    Synonyms: phase
  • (noun): A large coach-and-four formerly used to carry passengers and mail on regular routes between towns.
    Example: "We went out of town together by stage about ten or twelve miles"
    Synonyms: stagecoach
  • (noun): A small platform on a microscope where the specimen is mounted for examination.
    Synonyms: microscope stage
  • (noun): The theater as a profession (usually 'the stage').
    Example: "An early movie simply showed a long kiss by two actors of the contemporary stage"
  • (noun): A large platform on which people can stand and can be seen by an audience.
    Example: "He clambered up onto the stage and got the actors to help him into the box"
  • (verb): Perform (a play), especially on a stage.
    Example: "We are going to stage 'Othello'"
    Synonyms: present, represent
  • (noun): Any scene regarded as a setting for exhibiting or doing something.
    Example: "All the world's a stage"--Shakespeare; "it set the stage for peaceful negotiations"

Famous quotes containing the word stage:

    ...at this stage in the advancement of women the best policy for them is not to talk much about the abstract principles of women’s rights but to do good work in any job they get, better work if possible than their male colleagues.
    Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve (1877–1965)

    Once a child has demonstrated his capacity for independent functioning in any area, his lapses into dependent behavior, even though temporary, make the mother feel that she is being taken advantage of....What only yesterday was a description of the child’s stage in life has become an indictment, a judgment.
    Elaine Heffner (20th century)

    Life is a disease; and the only difference between one man and another is the stage of the disease at which he lives. You are always at the crisis: I am always in the convalescent stage.
    George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950)