AskDefine | Define stair

Dictionary Definition

stair n : support consisting of a place to rest the foot while ascending or descending a stairway; "he paused on the bottom step" [syn: step]

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Pronunciation

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Etymology

stæger.

Noun

  1. A series of steps; a staircase.

Usage notes

Stairs and stair are used to refer to a single staircase, mostly interchangeably.

Translations

a series of steps

See also

Extensive Definition

Stair may refer to:*Stair, Cumbria, England

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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