Definitions For Staple


  • (usually in the plural) a necessary commodity for which demand is constant
  • Paper fastener consisting of a short length of U-shaped wire that can fasten papers together
  • A short U-shaped wire nail for securing cables
  • Material suitable for manufacture or use or finishing
  • A natural fiber (raw cotton, wool, hemp, flax) that can be twisted to form yarn
  • To attach (something) with staples
  • Used, needed, or enjoyed constantly by many people
  • Produced regularly or in large quantities


  • Secure or fasten with a staple or staples


  • Necessary or important, especially regarding food or commodities

Is Staple a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
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The word Staple is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Staple in a Sentence

  • I stapled the pages in the upper left corner.
  • Such staple items as flour and sugar
  • That's a staple plot in mystery novels.
  • staple crops like wheat, rice, or sugarcane

Synonyms for Staple

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