1. stage effect a special effect created on the stage
  2. take effect go into effect or become effective or operative
  3. affect have an influence upon
  4. effect a phenomenon that is caused by some previous phenomenon
  5. side effect a secondary and usually adverse effect of a drug or therapy
  6. stage fright fear that affects a person about to face an audience
  7. stage direct direct for the stage
  8. advocate a person who pleads for a person, cause, or idea
  9. sound effect an effect that imitates a sound called for in the script of a play
  10. State of Kuwait an Arab kingdom in Asia on the northwestern coast of the Persian Gulf; a major source of petroleum
  11. stage left the part of the stage on the actor's left as the actor faces the audience
  12. skin effect the tendency of high-frequency alternating current to distribute near the surface of a conductor
  13. stagnant not growing or changing; without force or vitality
  14. stage set representation consisting of the scenery and other properties used to identify the location of a dramatic production
  15. stagecoach a large coach-and-four formerly used to carry passengers and mail on regular routes between towns
  16. stage right the part of the stage on the actor's right as the actor faces the audience
  17. stage director someone who supervises the actors and directs the action in the production of a stage show
  18. to that effect with that general meaning
  19. stage crew crew of workers who move scenery or handle properties in a theatrical production
  20. septal defect a congenital abnormality in the septum between the left and right sides of the heart