What is another word for podium?

Pronunciation: [pˈə͡ʊdi͡əm] (IPA)

Podium is the elevated platform or stage where a speaker delivers a speech, or winners receive their awards. It is also known as a lectern, rostrum, or dais. A lectern is usually a small platform with a slanted top panel, used for holding a speaker's notes or books. A rostrum is a platform used for public speaking or as a stage for performers, typically with a high curved front. A dais is a platform usually more elevated than the floor, used for lectures, ceremonies, or religious purposes, often covered with carpets and accessed by steps. These synonyms can be used interchangeably depending on the context and type of event.

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Usage examples for Podium

It did him good, by contrast, to hear a hearty peal of laughter that came up from the lowest ranks of the podium.
"The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers"
Georg Ebers
In the Hippodrome the tumult rose to a riot; Reds and Blues rushed from the upper tiers, down the ranks of the podium and into the dusty race-course; falling on each other tooth and nail like wild beasts; and the bloody fray-no uncommon termination to the day, even in more peaceful times-lasted till the Imperial soldiery parted the unarmed combatants.
"The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers"
Georg Ebers
A brittle newspaper clipping included with the letters revealed that at a reunion of his college fraternity, in 1929, he shared the podium with legendary baseball manager Branch Rickey and prominent Chicago attorney Roy O. West.
Durham, Andrew Everett

Famous quotes with Podium

  • The greatest memory for me of the 1984 Olympics was not the individual honors, but standing on the podium with my teammates to receive our team gold medal.
    Mitch Gaylord
  • I had a lot of time to think, and that is not good for your mind. And when it actually happened, it was not so much a celebration but the relief. It was an exorcism anxiety. After each race there is a procedure in which you get taken off to the podium and the TV interviews.
    Damon Hill
  • I think it was a great moment for America to have two ladies on the podium.
    Sarah Hughes
  • When I started my program... there was a big clock in the corner and I looked and it said nine o'clock exactly. And it was funny, because when I was standing on the podium, it said exactly 10 p.m., and this whole hour had changed my life.
    Sarah Hughes
  • I have said it on several occasions, several times from this podium, that providing a quality education for our children is high on my priority list. I will not stop now.
    Jane D. Hull

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