Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: staple
IPA transcription: [st'eɪpəl]
Pronunciations of staple
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: staple
    Meaning: necessary or important, especially regarding food or commodities; "wheat is a staple crop"
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: basic, staple
    Meaning: (usually plural) a necessary commodity for which demand is constant
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: staple
    Meaning: secure or fasten with a staple or staples; "staple the papers together"
Usage examples
  • Coffee is also a staple crop.
  • The number of establishments has been diminished as the staple products that can be transported have come to be made in larger factories.
  • But while the number of establishments in these staple industries was decreasing, the number of employees per establishment in most cases was increasing.
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Baba O'Riley, License CC BY-SA 4.0