a section or portion of a journey or course
then we embarked on the second stage of our Caribbean cruise
(noun) microscope stage
a small platform on a microscope where the specimen is mounted for examination
a large coach-and-four formerly used to carry passengers and mail on regular routes between towns
we went out of town together by stage about ten or twelve miles
a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process
a remarkable degree of frankness; at what stage are the social sciences?
any distinct time period in a sequence of events
we are in a transitional stage in which many former ideas must be revised or rejected
plan, organize, and carry out (an event)
the neighboring tribe staged an invasion
perform (a play), especially on a stage
we are going to stage `Othello'