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Synonyms for staple
ˈsteɪ pəlsta·ple

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  1. basic, staplenoun

    (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 fibrenoun

    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, staplenoun

    material suitable for manufacture or use or finishing

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

    Antonyms:
    inessential, unessential, unstaple

  4. staplenoun

    a short U-shaped wire nail for securing cables

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

    Antonyms:
    inessential, unessential, unstaple

  5. stapleadjective

    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. stapleverb

    necessary or important, especially regarding food or commodities

    "wheat is a staple crop"

    Antonyms:
    unessential, inessential, unstaple

  7. stapleverb

    secure or fasten with a staple or staples

    "staple the papers together"

    Antonyms:
    unessential, inessential, unstaple

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. staplenoun

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

  2. staplenoun

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

  3. staplenoun

    Synonyms:
    raw material

  4. staplenoun

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

  5. stapleadjective

    Synonyms:
    chief, principal

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How to use staple in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Will Newman:

    The banana pudding is a staple at Edley’s. Our guests view it as a must-have side rather than a dessert, the recipe calls for bananas, vanilla pudding, cookies and a homemade whipped cream topping.

  3. 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.

  4. Brian Moscogiuri:

    Consumers are panic shopping and, much like we see ahead of a snow storm, they are purchasing staple items( milk, bread, toilet paper, and eggs). Except obviously this is on a national scale and for a much longer period of time.

  5. Ryosuke Katagi:

    While carmakers are planning ‘revenge production’ in November and December, clouds still loom - semiconductor shortages will last until year-end at least, and no one knows if carmakers’ plans to avert the impact of chip shortages by adjusting their supply chains would succeed, dragged down by staple cars, sluggish export growth will last for the rest of 2021.


Translations for staple

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  • أساسيArabic
  • Grundnahrungsmittel, Ausgangsmaterial, Heftklammer, GrundversorgungGerman
  • συνδετήρας, συρράβωGreek
  • alimento básico, grapa, esencialidad, engrapar, corchete, grapar, producto principal, alimento de primera necesidad, materia primaSpanish
  • اصلیPersian
  • perustarvike, peruselintarvike, nitoa, nitomanasta, niitti, aspi, askelmaFinnish
  • agrafe, agraferFrench
  • príomh-amhábhar, amhábharIrish
  • lhoob yiarnManx
  • kapocs, fémkapocs, tűzőkapocsHungarian
  • nauðsynjavörur, hefti, uppistöðumatur, hefta, ullarþræðir, uppistöðuefni, uppistaða, baðmullarþræðir, kengur, aðalverslunarvara, nauðsynjar, hörtrefjar, vírhefti, hráefni, aðalframleiðsluvara, grunnvaraIcelandic
  • graffetta, materia prima, prodotto, alimento base, pinzare, risorsa, prodotto di base, prodotto principaleItalian
  • makatiti, tēparaMāori
  • krampeNorwegian
  • basisvoedsel, nieten, niet, basisbenodigdheid, haakDutch
  • krampeNorwegian Nynorsk
  • zszyć, zszywka, podstawowy artykuł, podstawowe pożywienie, klamra, stapelPolish
  • agrafar, grampo, grampearPortuguese
  • capsăRomanian
  • скреплять, основной продукт питания, скрепкаRussian
  • sirovinaSerbo-Croatian
  • klammer, häftklammer, krampa, stapelvaraSwedish
  • esas, temel gıda, tel zımba, temel besin, başlıcaTurkish
  • سٹیپلUrdu

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