- Staging is a temporary structure, or how a play is presented, or presenting a home for sale, or a try-out period for a chef or waitperson in a restaurant.
- An example of staging is a wooden platform set up for a performance in the center of a shopping mall.
- An example of staging is a director working out where the actors in a play will move and sit as they say their lines.
- An example of staging is bringing furniture and decorations into a home that is for sale to make it more attractive to a prospective buyer.
- An example of staging is when a prospective new chef works for several days without pay to demonstrate his skills.
- a temporary structure used for support; scaffolding
- the business of operating stagecoaches
- travel by stagecoach
- the act, process, or manner of presenting a play on the stage
- A temporary platform or system of platforms used for support; scaffolding.
- The process or manner of putting on a play on the stage.
- The act of jettisoning a stage of a multistage rocket.
- a. The operation of stagecoaches as an enterprise.b. Travel by stagecoach.
- Present participle of stage.
Variant of stage
- a platform or dock
- a scaffold for workmen
- a level, floor, or story
- a platform on which plays, speeches, etc. are presented
- any area, as in an arena theater, in which actors perform
- the whole working section of a theater, including the acting area, the backstage area, etc.
- the theater, drama, or acting as a profession: with the
- the scene of an event or series of events
- the center of attention
- a place where a stop is made on a journey, esp., formerly, a regular stopping point for a stagecoach
- the distance or a part of a route between two stopping places; leg of a journey
- a shelf attached to a microscope for holding the object to be viewed
- a period, level, or degree in a process of development, growth, or change: the larval stage of an insect
- any of two or more propulsion units used, in sequence, as the launch vehicle of a missile, spacecraft, etc.: when no longer operational or useful, the lower stages usually separate and fall back to earth
- Electronics a component, circuit, etc. that does one specific job, as amplification, while being a part of a larger, more complex system
- Geol. a subdivision of a series of stratified rocks consisting of the rocks laid down during a geologic age
Origin of stageMiddle English ; from Old French estage ; from Vulgar Latin an unverified form staticum ; from Classical Latin status, past participle of stare, to stand
transitive verbstaged, staging
- to present, represent, or exhibit on or as on a stage
- ☆ to plan, arrange, and carry out: to stage a counteroffensive
to be suitable for presentation on the stage: a play that stages well
by easy stages
- traveling only a short distance at a time
- working or acting unhurriedly, with stops for rest