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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stairway, staircase(noun)

    a way of access (upward and downward) consisting of a set of steps


  1. staircase(Noun)

    a flight of stairs; a stairway

    Etymology: stair + case

  2. staircase(Noun)

    a connected set of flights of stairs; a stairwell

    Etymology: stair + case

Webster Dictionary

  1. Staircase(noun)

    a flight of stairs with their supporting framework, casing, balusters, etc


  1. Staircase

    Staircase is a two-character play by Charles Dyer about an aging gay couple who own a barber shop in the East End of London. One of them is a part-time actor about to go on trial for propositioning a police officer. The action takes place over the course of one night as they discuss their loving but often volatile past together and possible future without each other. The playwright named his characters Charles Dyer and Harry C. Leeds, which is an anagram of his name. In 1966 it was produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company with Paul Scofield and Patrick Magee. The Broadway production directed by Barry Morse opened on January 10, 1968 at the Biltmore Theatre, where it played for 12 previews and 61 performances. Eli Wallach and Milo O'Shea, who was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play, starred.

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'STAIRCASE' in Nouns Frequency: #2880

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  1. staircase


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of STAIRCASE in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of STAIRCASE in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of STAIRCASE in a Sentence

  1. John Tory:

    I think everyone will understand that it will be more than $550, we just can’t have people decide to go out to Home Depot and build a staircase in a park because that’s what they would like to have.

  2. Stephen Fitzpatrick:

    The girls, who were all upstairs, heard what was going on in the living room, as they came to the staircase, Bobby Vanderhall was already coming up after them.

  3. Mohammad Anas:

    Outside the central library staircase around 200 students were asked to sit down. Then we were asked to keep both our hands on our heads and we were asked to get out.

  4. Antonio LeGrier:

    I never once thought that when he entered that staircase, that his life would be ended by someone who didn't know what to do, now my only son is gone, and I don't know what to do.

  5. Jim Lentz:

    We’re going to grow again. We will climb the staircase, but it’s a different way than in the past. It’s not going to be growth for growth’s sake.

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    an impression that something might be the case
    • A. canopy
    • B. crate
    • C. hunch
    • D. pluck

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