|Verb||1.||upstage - treat snobbishly, put in one's place|
|2.||upstage - move (another actor) upstage, forcing him to turn away from the audience|
|3.||upstage - steal the show, draw attention to oneself away from someone else; "When the dog entered the stage, he upstaged the actress"|
|Adj.||1.||upstage - of the back half of a stage; "she crossed to the upstage chair forcing the lead to turn his back to the audience"|
downstage - of the front half of a stage
|2.||upstage - remote in manner; "stood apart with aloof dignity"; "a distant smile"; "he was upstage with strangers"|
|Adv.||1.||upstage - at or toward the rear of the stage; "the dancers were directed to move upstage"|
downstage - at or toward the front of the stage; "the actors moved further and further downstage"