- 1 stage something to organize and present a play or an event for people to see to stage a ceremony/an event/an exhibition The local theater group is staging a production of “Hamlet.” Rio de Janeiro will stage the 2016 Olympics.
- 2stage something to organize and take part in action that needs careful planning, especially as a public protest to stage a strike/demonstration/march/protest
- 3stage something to make something happen The dollar staged a recovery earlier today. After five years in retirement, he staged a comeback to international tennis.
NAmE//steɪdʒ//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they stage
he / she / it stages
past simple staged
-ing form staging