What does stairs mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stairs, steps(noun)

    a flight of stairs or a flight of steps

Wiktionary

  1. stairs(Noun)

    a contiguous set of steps connecting two floors

Freebase

  1. Stairs

    A stairway, staircase, stairwell, flight of stairs, or simply stairs is a construction designed to bridge a large vertical distance by dividing it into smaller vertical distances, called steps. Stairs may be straight, round, or may consist of two or more straight pieces connected at angles. Special types of stairs include escalators and ladders. Some alternatives to stairs are elevators, stairlifts and inclined moving walkways as well as stationary inclined sidewalks.

Editors Contribution

  1. stairs

    A type of structure created and designed in various colors, materials, mechanisms, shapes, sizes and styles.

    The stairs were a beautiful design.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 23, 2020  

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  1. stairs

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'stairs' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2945

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'stairs' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1865

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'stairs' in Nouns Frequency: #1112

Anagrams for stairs »

  1. sistra

  2. sitars

How to pronounce stairs?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say stairs in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stairs in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stairs in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of stairs in a Sentence

  1. Mike Duggan:

    And, in fact in this case, first one in the door, first one down the stairs to confront an armed suspect, his courage resulted in tragedy.

  2. Alejandra Quintero:

    My body hurts, I don't have energy, I climb the stairs and I feel like I can't breathe.

  3. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker:

    To me, the provisions in this deal are like telling teenage boys not only can you have the door closed, but we gotta shout up the stairs before we walk up the steps, 'Hey, we're coming up to check and see what you're doing, I just want to give you advance notice,'.

  4. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    In matters of climbing long staircases, how many stairs there are is not as important as how strong a will you have!

  5. Wanda Ely:

    Her health just started going downhill, it got to the point where she couldn’t even go up and down a flight of stairs without getting out of breath.

Images & Illustrations of stairs

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