staple - noun

  • (usually plural) a necessary commodity for which demand is constant
  • a natural fiber (raw cotton, wool, hemp, flax) that can be twisted to form yarn
  • material suitable for manufacture or use or finishing
  • a short U-shaped wire nail for securing cables
  • paper fastener consisting of a short length of U-shaped wire that can fasten papers together

  • staple - verb

    • secure or fasten with a staple or staples

    staple - adjective

    • necessary or important, especially regarding food or commodities

    staple - thesaurus


    View spelling list Words ending in ple and learn about the word staple in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 26. Word endings: -le, and exceptions e.g. al, el, ol.

    Scrabble score for staple

    s is 1 t is 1 a is 1 p is 3 l is 1 e is 1
    Scrabble score = 8

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