Dictionary search results

Showing 1-50 of 403 results

stage US English

A point, period, or step in a process or development

stage US Thesaurus

this stage of the development

the stage in stage US English

The acting or theatrical profession

Key Stage US English

(In the UK except Scotland) any of the four fixed stages into which the national curriculum is divided, each having its own prescribed course of study. At the end of each stage, pupils are required to complete standard assessment tasks

Key Stage New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

fixed stage of UK national curriculum

fare stage US English

A section of a bus or tram route for which a fixed price is charged

stage left US English

On the left (or right) side of a stage from the point of view of a performer facing the audience

stage door US English

An actors‘ and workers’ entrance from the street to the area of a theater behind the stage

stage name US English

A name assumed for professional purposes by an actor or other performer

stage play US English

A play performed on stage rather than broadcast or made into a movie

center stage US English

The center of a stage

landing stage US English

A platform, typically a floating one, onto which passengers from a boat or ship disembark or cargo is unloaded

report stage US English

(In the UK and Canada) the stage in the process of a bill becoming law at which it is debated in the House of Commons or House of Lords after it is reported

stage-diving US English

The practice (typically among audience members) of jumping from the stage at a rock concert or other event to be caught and carried aloft by the crowd below

stage effect US English

An effect produced by the lighting, sound, or scenery in a play, movie, etc.

stage fright US English

Nervousness before or during an appearance before an audience

stage-manage US English

Be responsible for the lighting and other technical arrangements for (a stage play)

stage manager US English

The person responsible for the lighting and other technical arrangements for a stage play

stage-struck US English

Having a passionate desire to become an actor

stage whisper US English

A loud whisper uttered by an actor on stage, intended to be heard by the audience but supposedly unheard by other characters in the play

thrust stage US English

A stage that extends into the auditorium so that the audience is seated around three sides

committee stage US English

The third of five stages of a bill’s progress through Parliament when it may be debated and amended

stage direction US English

An instruction in the text of a play, especially one indicating the movement, position, or tone of an actor, or the sound effects and lighting

stage presence US English

The ability to command the attention of a theater audience by the impressiveness of one’s manner or appearance

hold the stage US English

Dominate a scene of action or forum of debate

set the stage for US English

Prepare the conditions for (the occurrence or beginning of something)

stage left in stage US English

On the left (or right) side of a stage from the point of view of a performer facing the audience

boo1 US English

Say “boo” to show disapproval or contempt

intervention US English

An occasion on which a person with an addiction or other behavioral problem is confronted by a group of friends or family members in an attempt to persuade them to address the issue

onstage US English

(In a theater) on the stage and so visible to the audience

restage US English

Present (a performance or public event) again or differently

offstage US English

(In a theater) not on the stage and so not visible to the audience

substage US English

An apparatus fixed beneath the ordinary stage of a compound microscope to support mirrors and other accessories

hold the stage in stage US English

Dominate a scene of action or forum of debate

apron stage in apron US English

A projecting strip of stage for playing scenes in front of the curtain

multistage US English

Consisting of or relating to several stages or processes

soundstage US English

An area of a movie studio with acoustic properties suitable for the recording of sound, typically used to record dialogue

sound stage in soundstage US English

An area of a movie studio with acoustic properties suitable for the recording of sound, typically used to record dialogue

stagecoach US English

A large, closed horse-drawn vehicle formerly used to carry passengers and often mail along a regular route between two places

stagehand US English

A person who moves scenery or props before or during the performance of a play

set the stage for in stage US English

Prepare the conditions for (the occurrence or beginning of something)


Page: 1 2 3 ... 9