1. [Adjective]: of the back half of a stage; "she crossed to the upstage chair forcing the lead to turn his back to the audience"

2. [Adverb]: at or toward the rear of the stage; "the dancers were directed to move upstage"

3. remote in manner; "stood apart with aloof dignity"; "a distant smile"; "he was upstage with strangers"

4. [Verb]: move (another actor) upstage, forcing him to turn away from the audience

5. [Verb]: steal the show, draw attention to oneself away from someone else; "When the dog entered the stage, he upstaged the actress"

6. [Verb]: treat snobbishly, put in one''s place

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