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Synonyms for staple
ˈsteɪ pəlsta·ple

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Princeton's WordNet

  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 Synonymes

  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. Lisa Drayer:

    I think the bottom line is that cinnamon is a perfect pantry staple, a pleasant spice that can add flavor to foods for minimal calories, with antioxidant properties that may give an edge to those looking to better control their blood sugar, but we need to see more research before we can make any solid health claims linking cinnamon to reduce risk of disease or improved health.

  2. 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.

  3. Stephanie Dillard:

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

  4. William Shakespeare:

    He draweth out the thread of his verbosity finer than the staple of his argument.

  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.

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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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