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stair·way

 (stâr′wā′)
n.

stairway

(ˈstɛəˌweɪ)
n
(Architecture) a means of access consisting of stairs; staircase or flight of steps

stair•way

(ˈstɛərˌweɪ)

n.
a passageway from one level, as of a building, to another by a series of stairs; staircase.
[1790–1800]

stairway

  • half-pace - A broad step or small landing between two half flights in a staircase.
  • companionway - A stairway or ladder from a deck to the cabin below.
  • staircase - A stairway does not necessarily have a handrail or balustrade—but a staircase does.
  • newel - The main post at the bottom of a banister or stairway.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stairway - a way of access (upward and downward) consisting of a set of steps
backstairs - a second staircase at the rear of a building
building, edifice - a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice"
companionway - a stairway or ladder that leads from one deck to another on a ship
moving staircase, moving stairway, escalator - a stairway whose steps move continuously on a circulating belt
emergency exit, fire escape - a stairway (often on the outside of a building) that permits exit in the case of fire or other emergency
flight of stairs, flight of steps, flight - a stairway (set of steps) between one floor or landing and the next
ghat - stairway in India leading down to a landing on the water
landing - an intermediate platform in a staircase
stairhead - platform at the top of a staircase
stairs, steps - a flight of stairs or a flight of steps
stair, step - support consisting of a place to rest the foot while ascending or descending a stairway; "he paused on the bottom step"
way - any artifact consisting of a road or path affording passage from one place to another; "he said he was looking for the way out"
ramp - a movable staircase that passengers use to board or leave an aircraft
Translations
مَطْلَع الدَّرَج، سلالِم المَبْنى
schodiště
stepeništestubište
stigi
schodišteschody

stair

(steə) noun
(any one of) a number of steps, usually inside a building, going from one floor to another. He fell down the stairs.
ˈstaircase, ˈstairway nouns
a series or flight of stairs. A dark and narrow staircase led up to the top floor.