Synonyms for staple

Synonyms for (noun) staple

Synonyms: basic, staple

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

Similar words: commodity, trade good, good

Definition: articles of commerce

Synonyms: staple

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

Similar words: paper fastener

Definition: a fastener for holding a sheet of paper in place

Synonyms: staple

Definition: a short U-shaped wire nail for securing cables

Similar words: nail

Definition: a thin pointed piece of metal that is hammered into materials as a fastener

Synonyms: raw material, staple

Definition: material suitable for manufacture or use or finishing

Similar words: material, stuff

Definition: the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object

Usage: coal is a hard black material; wheat is the stuff they use to make bread

Synonyms: staple, staple fiber, staple fibre

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

Usage: staple fibers vary widely in length

Similar words: natural fiber, natural fibre

Definition: fiber derived from plants or animals

Synonyms for (verb) staple

Synonyms: staple

Definition: secure or fasten with a staple or staples

Usage: staple the papers together

Similar words: fix, fasten, secure

Definition: cause to be firmly attached

Usage: fasten the lock onto the door; she fixed her gaze on the man

Synonyms for (adj) staple

Synonyms: staple

Definition: necessary or important, especially regarding food or commodities

Usage: wheat is a staple crop

Similar words: essential

Definition: basic and fundamental

Usage: the essential feature

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