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Synonyms for staff
stæf, stɑfstaff

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  1. staffnoun

    to supply (a business) with employees

    personnel, stave

  2. staffnoun

    A series of horizontal lines on which musical notes are written.

    personnel, stave

  3. staffnoun

    The employees of a business.

    The company employed 10 new staff this month.

    stave, personnel

  4. staffnoun

    A mixture of plaster and fibre used as a temporary exterior wall covering (see Wikipedia article)

    personnel, stave

Princeton's WordNet

  1. staffnoun

    personnel who assist their superior in carrying out an assigned task

    "the hospital has an excellent nursing staff"; "the general relied on his staff to make routine decisions"

    stave, faculty

  2. staffnoun

    a strong rod or stick with a specialized utilitarian purpose

    "he walked with the help of a wooden staff"

    stave, faculty

  3. staff, facultynoun

    the body of teachers and administrators at a school

    "the dean addressed the letter to the entire staff of the university"

    stave, module, mental faculty, faculty

  4. staffnoun

    building material consisting of plaster and hair; used to cover external surfaces of temporary structure (as at an exposition) or for decoration

    stave, faculty

  5. staffnoun

    a rod carried as a symbol

    stave, faculty

  6. staff, staveverb

    (music) the system of five horizontal lines on which the musical notes are written

    stave, round, rung, faculty, lag

  7. staffverb

    provide with staff

    "This position is not always staffed"

  8. staffverb

    serve on the staff of

    "The two men staff the reception desk"

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. staffnoun

    cane, stick, pole, rod, partisan, truncheon

  2. staffnoun

    support, prop, stay

  3. staffnoun

    ÉTAT MAJOR, staff-officers, commissioned officers

  4. staffnoun

    stanza, verse, stave

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. staffnoun

    rod, stick, cane, truncheon, mace, crozier, support, bourdon

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. staff

    Medical staff, see there

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How to use staff in a sentence?

  1. Frank Dermody:

    Knowing how Republican House members and staff work closely together at the Capitol, we should have been made aware of this much sooner.

  2. Christopher Escobar:

    We don't feel it's safe enough for our staff or our customers to just open up for regular business, even with sort of preventive measures.

  3. Benjamin Watson:

    I can remember sitting in a dark room with a huge spotlight, there’s a seat there like you’re being interrogated for a crime and all the front office staff is in the back in the shadows and you ca n’t see them. The guy grabbed my wrist and he’s like : ‘ I can feel your pulse, so I know if you’re lying to me. Have you ever smoked marijuana ? ’ I said : ‘ No. ’ I really had n’t. I’ve never smoked. He said : ‘ I think you’re lying. I can feel your pulse. Are you lying to us ? ’ I said : ‘ No, I ’m not. ’ CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP.

  4. Chris Cuomo:

    It was a mistake … When my brother's situation became turbulent, being looped into calls with other friends of his and advisors that did include some of his staff — I understand why that was a problem for CNN.

  5. Judd Deere:

    Sen. Hagerty has assembled an incredible team full of exceptional, diverse talent and expertise who go above and beyond every day to represent and fight for the people of Tennessee, the senator values each and every member of his staff and the hard work they do.

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