Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adverb Toward, at, or on the front part of a stage.
  • adjective Of or relating to the front part of a stage.
  • noun The front half of a stage.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Theater) the front half of a stage. Opposite of upstage.
  • adverb (Theater) at the front half of the stage. Opposite of upstage.
  • adjective (Theater) of or pertaining to the front half of a stage. Opposite of upstage.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb toward or at the front of a theatrical stage
  • adverb towards a motion-picture or television camera
  • adjective At the front of a stage
  • noun the part of a stage that is closest to the audience or camera

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the front half of the stage (as seen from the audience)
  • adjective of the front half of a stage
  • adverb at or toward the front of the stage

Etymologies

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down +‎ stage

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