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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stairs, stepsnoun

    a flight of stairs or a flight of steps

Wiktionary

  1. stairsnoun

    a contiguous set of steps connecting two floors

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  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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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

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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. Verity Trueman:

    Any form of activity before used to leave me in pain, I could barely climb a flight of stairs without gasping for breath, now I have a whole wardrobe dedicated to gym clothes. I enjoy Pilates and spinning classes, and I always feel great afterwards.

  2. 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.

  3. Fabrice:

    The civi service is a place where, in the stairs, those who arrive late bump into those who leave early!

  4. Israel LaSalle:

    I heard a pop, you know, like somebody had shot, so I opened the door and I look out and he was running up the stairs and he told me somebody shot his brother.

  5. Andrew Lovato-Needham:

    We started walking down eight flights of stairs. As we’re doing that, the building was shaking a bit and the lights were flickering on and off, a little bit, only because we were on the fifteenth floor, so I knew if something happened, we had to get out quick and not use the elevator.

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