The definition of a stage is a platform or an area of raised floor.(noun)
An example of a stage is what dancers dance on during a professional performance.
To stage is defined as to arrange, present or exhibit something.(verb)
An example of to stage is decorating the inside of a house that's for sale for an open house.
See stage in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OFr estage < VL *staticum < L status, pp. of stare, to stand
See stage in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French estage
Origin: , from Vulgar Latin *staticum
Origin: , from Latin status
Origin: , past participle of stāre, to stand; see stā- in Indo-European roots.
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