Synonyms for (noun) upstage

Synonyms: upstage

Definition: the rear part of the stage

Similar words: part, portion

Definition: something less than the whole of a human artifact

Usage: the rear part of the house; glue the two parts together

Synonyms for (verb) upstage

Synonyms: upstage

Definition: steal the show, draw attention to oneself away from someone else

Usage: When the dog entered the stage, he upstaged the actress

Similar words: outshine

Definition: attract more attention and praise than others

Usage: This film outshone all the others in quality


Synonyms: upstage

Definition: move upstage, forcing the other actors to turn away from the audience

Similar words: displace, move

Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant


Synonyms: upstage

Definition: treat snobbishly, put in one's place

Similar words: do by, treat, handle

Definition: interact in a certain way

Usage: Do right by her; Treat him with caution, please; Handle the press reporters gently

Synonyms for (adjective) upstage

Synonyms: aloof, distant, upstage

Definition: remote in manner

Usage: stood apart with aloof dignity; a distant smile; he was upstage with strangers

Similar words: reserved

Definition: marked by self-restraint and reticence

Usage: was habitually reserved in speech, withholding her opinion-Victoria Sackville-West