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Take a look at what I have done at stage. We have templates that we use to enhance the uniformity of appearance/predictability of entries. {{sense}} is how we do it for synonyms. We try to have a gloss that is very close to (often briefer than) the corresponding sense of the word for which we are showing some synonyms. It may well be that our entry for "stage" does not actually have enough senses, especially to fully support your synonyms (which don't seem wrong in view of the etymology that I have found (multiple converging sources)). You might want to compare our entry to other online dictionaries using www.OneLook.com. Be careful, though. We cannot copy the text of any entry from a dictionary. Even shallow paraphrases are suspect. It is not too hard to improve wording, often by modernizing the entry. DCDuring TALK 02:28, 29 September 2008 (UTC)