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noun as in level, period within structure or

verb as in arrange, produce

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At first—it was the early stages of reporting—I was amused at having been so crassly underestimated.

People milled about in various stages of inebriation, dancing, and shouting.

In the later stages of the war, the American-made Stinger missile was introduced and wreaked havoc among the Soviet helicopters.

Fears that the plot was in the final stages helped prompt U.S. airstrikes against al Qaeda positions in Syria.

Green plants in pre-flowering stages may contain significant protein but not fat.

In the early stages of chronic nephritis, when diagnosis is difficult, it is usually normal.

No young Cave Swallows were taken and gonads of adults were in various stages of reproductive activity.

Blood-streaked sputum is strongly suggestive of tuberculosis, and is more common in the early stages than later.

Never—in the early stages of the study of the System—make a second Correlation until you have memorised the first.

Who was it but its founder, that led the Conservative party through these successive stages of triumph?


On this page you'll find 67 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to stages, such as: standing, leg, point, step, moment, and phase.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.