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Synonyms for staple
ˈsteɪ pəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. basic, staple(noun)

    (usually plural) a necessary commodity for which demand is constant

    Synonyms:
    staple fibre, basic, raw material, staple fiber

    Antonyms:
    unessential, inessential, unstaple

  2. staple, staple fiber, staple fibre(noun)

    a natural fiber (raw cotton, wool, hemp, flax) that can be twisted to form yarn

    "staple fibers vary widely in length"

    Synonyms:
    staple fibre, basic, raw material, staple fiber

    Antonyms:
    inessential, unessential, unstaple

  3. raw material, staple(noun)

    material suitable for manufacture or use or finishing

    Synonyms:
    staple fibre, basic, raw material, staple fiber

    Antonyms:
    inessential, unessential, unstaple

  4. staple(noun)

    a short U-shaped wire nail for securing cables

    Synonyms:
    staple fibre, basic, raw material, staple fiber

    Antonyms:
    inessential, unessential, unstaple

  5. staple(adj)

    paper fastener consisting of a short length of U-shaped wire that can fasten papers together

    Synonyms:
    staple fibre, basic, raw material, staple fiber

    Antonyms:
    unessential, inessential, unstaple

  6. staple(verb)

    necessary or important, especially regarding food or commodities

    "wheat is a staple crop"

    Antonyms:
    unessential, inessential, unstaple

  7. staple(verb)

    secure or fasten with a staple or staples

    "staple the papers together"

    Antonyms:
    unessential, inessential, unstaple

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. staple(n.)

    Synonyms:
    chief commodity (of a country or a district), principal production

  2. staple(n.)

    Synonyms:
    fibre (of cotton, wool, &c.), pile, filament

  3. staple(n.)

    Synonyms:
    raw material

  4. staple(n.)

    Synonyms:
    bulk, mass, body, substance, principal part, greater part

  5. staple(a.)

    Synonyms:
    chief, principal

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How to use staple in a sentence?

  1. Stephanie Dillard:

    And grits are a staple in the South, students really want to eat their grits.

  2. Charlie Ebersol:

    Ultimately I think gambling is going to become a staple of professional sports, we have built a data capture and manifestation platform that's capable of standardizing the delivery of that data to gambling houses and fantasy leagues.

  3. San Francisco designer Martha Angus:

    A boxwood hedge might be 18 to 24 inches deep, that takes up a lot of space. Faux boxwood comes in squares that are 3 inches deep that you can staple to a fence. They’re absolutely gorgeous, don’t require water and take up no room whatsoever.

  4. Jason Kidd:

    I think its a different day and age because theyre in New York. Like, nobody has to cross the river to come see them play, what we were doing and no matter how much we were winning, were still in the Meadowlands. So I think that was a deterrent to people, and then the Knicks historical brand, its always going to be that. No matter what the Nets do, the Knicks staple, thats always going to be there. But I think if they come in and win a championship, that will change. That will change the dynamic of the area, I believe.

  5. Robert Passikoff:

    They have been for a very long period of time this kind of staple of the middle class, that doesn't really seem to be the case anymore. If people are not flocking to those brands, you need to be able to look for other audiences and other distribution points.


Translations for staple

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  • أساسيArabic
  • Grundnahrungsmittel, Ausgangsmaterial, Heftklammer, GrundversorgungGerman
  • συνδετήρας, συρράβωGreek
  • engrapar, alimento de primera necesidad, materia prima, corchete, esencialidad, grapa, grapar, producto principal, alimento básicoSpanish
  • aspi, niitti, nitoa, peruselintarvike, askelma, perustarvike, nitomanastaFinnish
  • agrafe, agraferFrench
  • amhábhar, príomh-amhábharIrish
  • lhoob yiarnManx
  • kapocs, fémkapocs, tűzőkapocsHungarian
  • uppistöðumatur, hefti, hefta, uppistöðuefni, kengur, grunnvara, hráefni, vírhefti, nauðsynjar, baðmullarþræðir, nauðsynjavörur, aðalframleiðsluvara, uppistaða, aðalverslunarvara, hörtrefjar, ullarþræðirIcelandic
  • pinzare, prodotto principale, risorsa, materia prima, prodotto, graffetta, alimento base, prodotto di baseItalian
  • tēpara, makatitiMāori
  • krampeNorwegian
  • nieten, basisvoedsel, niet, basisbenodigdheid, haakDutch
  • krampeNorwegian Nynorsk
  • zszyć, klamra, podstawowy artykuł, zszywka, podstawowe pożywienie, stapelPolish
  • grampo, grampear, agrafarPortuguese
  • capsăRomanian
  • основной продукт питания, скрепка, скреплятьRussian
  • sirovinaSerbo-Croatian
  • stapelvara, häftklammer, klammer, krampaSwedish
  • tel zımba, esas, temel besin, başlıca, temel gıdaTurkish

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