What does stairs mean?

Definitions for stairs
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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. Teruko Nishiguchi:

    If I fall down the stairs, it's embarrassing, i want people to laugh at me so at least we can have fun. But I think Kanto people are too uptight to acknowledge their embarrassment.

  2. Will Allison:

    Her skating coach noticed that just walking up a flight of stairs, she'd breathe hard.

  3. Hansa Bhargava:

    Could they fall down the stairs? Sure, it can be very dangerous. It's also good to be sure the house and windows are locked, and the alarm is on. And take precautions so they don't trip over clutter. Those things can happen, and it's good to be mindful of that.

  4. Gloria Garcia:

    My mom was going up the stairs and she was running out of breath, my dad's not eating now, and he was hurt. I could tell he was swallowing, and it was hurting him in his chest.

  5. Dean Sheremet:

    There was this bar that everyone hung out at after set and I remember coming down the stairs and seeing the two of them shooting pool together, i could just tell by the body language thateverythinghad changed. She's shooting pool, shooting tequila, in a tight tank, tight jeans, over the knee boots and she's standing across from him, playing with the pool cue...All of a sudden, there was a huge shift. My stomach dropped. I literally felt like I got hit.

Images & Illustrations of stairs

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