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Synonyms for stage

Synonyms for stage

a raised platform on which theatrical performances are given

the art and occupation of an actor

a temporary framework with a floor, used by workmen

the place where an action or event occurs

one of the units in a course, as on an ascending or descending scale

an interval regarded as a distinct evolutionary or developmental unit

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to produce on the stage

to organize and carry out (an activity)

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Synonyms for stage

the theater as a profession (usually 'the stage')

a large coach-and-four formerly used to carry passengers and mail on regular routes between towns

a section or portion of a journey or course

any scene regarded as a setting for exhibiting or doing something

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a small platform on a microscope where the specimen is mounted for examination

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perform (a play), especially on a stage

plan, organize, and carry out (an event)

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Architectural deconstruction, a visual metaphor for notions of transition and interactivity, mobility and displacement, effectively flags each of these pavilions as a "nonsite," setting the stage for the experimental installations within.
After setting the stage for Ellington's formative years, Hasse establishes a format that gives the reader a privileged position to watch Ellington solve one musical problem after the other.
Geneticists are setting the stage for new sexual options in the twenty-first century.
While these concerns do remain as holdovers from VoIP's early days, they are beginning to subside, setting the stage for rapid adoption beginning in the 2007 to 2008 time frame.
We are happy to be setting the stage for the future.
The Master Plan is also designed to revitalize areas that are polluted or blighted into strong points of economic and community-oriented growth, setting the stage for redevelopment with a potential market value of $5.
But congressional support for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act has never been stronger, setting the stage for a political battle.
First, a major 2006 settlement ends a fifteen year rate case hiatus for the company's flagship regulated subsidiary, setting the stage for a more regular program of rate filings going forward.