Meaning of STAGE in English

STAGE

noun a floor or story of a house.

2. stage ·noun a platform, often floating, serving as a kind of wharf.

3. stage ·vt to exhibit upon a stage, or as upon a stage; to display publicly.

4. stage ·noun a degree of advancement in any pursuit, or of progress toward an end or result.

5. stage ·noun a floor elevated for the convenience of mechanical work, or the like; a scaffold; a staging.

6. stage ·noun a place of rest on a regularly traveled road; a stage house; a station; a place appointed for a relay of horses.

7. stage ·noun the platform of a microscope, upon which an object is placed to be viewed. ·see ·illust. of microscope.

8. stage ·noun an elevated platform on which an orator may speak, a play be performed, an exhibition be presented, or the like.

9. stage ·noun a place where anything is publicly exhibited; the scene of any noted action or carrer; the spot where any remarkable affair occurs.

10. stage ·noun a large vehicle running from station to station for the accomodation of the public; a stagecoach; an omnibus.

11. stage ·noun one of several marked phases or periods in the development and growth of many animals and plants; as, the larval stage; pupa stage; zoea stage.

12. stage ·noun the floor for scenic performances; hence, the theater; the playhouse; hence, also, the profession of representing dramatic compositions; the drama, as acted or exhibited.

13. stage ·noun a degree of advancement in a journey; one of several portions into which a road or course is marked off; the distance between two places of rest on a road; as, a stage of ten miles.

Webster English vocab.      Английский словарь Webster.