- 1 stairs [plural] a set of steps built between two floors of a building We had to carry the piano up three flights of stairs. The children ran up/down the stairs. at the bottom/top of the stairs He remembered passing her on the stairs. see also downstairs, upstairs
- 2 [countable] one of the steps in a set of stairs How many stairs are there up to the second floor?
- 3[singular] (literary) = staircase The house had a panelled hall and a fine oak stair.
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the stair carpeting
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