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See definition of staples on Dictionary.com
  • as ingroceries
  • as infoodstuff

synonyms for staples

  • comestibles
  • edibles
  • foodstuffs
  • perishables
  • produce
  • vegetables
  • viands
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How to use staples in a sentence

That he discovered two staples upon one side, which was all of boards, without any passage for light.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
Wire Nails, Staples, &c., are made at Nettlefold's by machinery much in advance of what can ba seen elsewhere.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
With nothing but ordinary tools the removing of staples is tedious and difficult work.
THE BOY MECHANIC, BOOK 2VARIOUS
Ordinary small staples make good substitutes for glaziers' tacks.
THE BOY MECHANIC, BOOK 2VARIOUS
She drew supplies from foreign ports in bottoms of her own, and raised the staples of life on her own farms.
A SHORT HISTORY OF RHODE ISLANDGEORGE WASHINGTON GREENE
All the stock of food staples lay in an orderly arrangement of her own choice on the kitchen shelves.
THE HIDDEN PLACESBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Yet these articles are not likely to become staples of diet.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 16, NO. 97, NOVEMBER, 1865VARIOUS
No, the only safe way is to put in staples as we go along, and so never get out of everything at once.
LIVING ON A LITTLECAROLINE FRENCH BENTON
Then he was to bring canned string-beans, and some oranges for dessert, besides the staples I had to have.
LIVING ON A LITTLECAROLINE FRENCH BENTON
A noble objection to oppression; a noble championing of the rule of public right—these were the staples of Gladstones prophecy.
THE OUTLINE OF HISTORY: BEING A PLAIN HISTORY OF LIFE AND MANKINDHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO STAPLES

  • aliment
  • comestible
  • comestibles
  • eatables
  • edibles
  • fare
  • fodder
  • groceries
  • grub
  • nourishment
  • nutriment
  • nutrition
  • pabulum
  • provender
  • provision
  • provisions
  • rations
  • staples
  • sustenance
  • viand
  • viands
  • victual
  • victuals
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.