stage etymology

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

Detailed word origin of stage

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
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 (eng) (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 [...]

Words with the same origin as stage

Descendants of sto
arrest constant constitution cost distance distant establish established estate instance instant institute institution prostitute rest restless stable state statement states station statue status substance
Descendants of -icum
age alcoholic atomic basic basically criticism electronic engineering heroic mademoiselle magnetic math mathematics period physics psychiatric realistic romantic science stem tech technology teen teenage topic