Stage etymology


English word stage comes from Latin sto, Latin -icum, and later Latin status (Position, place. Rank, status. State, status, condition.)

Etymology of stage

Detailed word origin of stage

Dictionary entry Language Definition
sto Latin (lat) (Medieval Latin) I [currently] am (feel). (Medieval Latin) I am [located at]. I stand. I stay, remain.
-icum Latin (lat)
*staticum Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
status Latin (lat) Position, place. Rank, status. State, status, condition.
staticum Latin (lat) (Medieval Latin) stay, sojourn.
estage Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) House; building; abode. House; dwelling; lodging. Room (in a house or dwelling). Size; stature. Stay; stopover.
stage Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
stage English (en) (dated) A degree of advancement in a journey; one of several portions into which a road or course is marked off; the distance between two places of rest on a road.. (dated) A place of rest on a regularly travelled road; a station; a place appointed for a relay of horses.. (electronics) The number of an electronic circuit’s block, such as a filter, an amplifier, etc.. (geology) The succession [...]