stage

[ steyj ]
/ steɪdʒ /

noun

verb (used with object), staged, stag·ing.

verb (used without object), staged, stag·ing.

to be suitable for presentation or performance on the stage: The script didn't stage well.
to travel by stagecoach.

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Origin of stage

1250–1300; Middle English (noun) < Old French estage (French étage), from Vulgar Latin staticum (unattested) “standing place,” equivalent to stat(us) status + -icum, neuter of -icus -ic

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British Dictionary definitions for stage

stage
/ (steɪdʒ) /

noun

verb

Word Origin for stage

C13: from Old French estage position, from Vulgar Latin staticum (unattested), from Latin stāre to stand
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Medical definitions for stage

stage
[ stāj ]

n.

A period in the course of a disease.
The platform on a microscope that supports a slide for viewing.
A particular step, phase, or position in a developmental process.

v.

To determine the extent or progression of.
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Idioms and Phrases with stage

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