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Definition of staple

"staple" in the noun sense

1. basic, staple

usually in the plural) a necessary commodity for which demand is constant

2. staple, staple fiber, staple fibre

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

"staple fibers vary widely in length"

3. raw material, staple

material suitable for manufacture or use or finishing

4. staple

a short U-shaped wire nail for securing cables

5. staple

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

"staple" in the verb sense

1. staple

secure or fasten with a staple or staples

"staple the papers together"

"staple" in the adjective sense

1. staple

necessary or important, especially regarding food or commodities

"wheat is a staple crop"

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Quotations for staple

He draweth out the thread of his verbosity finer than the staple of his argument. [ William Shakespeare ]

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staple in Scrabble®

The word staple is playable in Scrabble®, no blanks required.

Scrabble® Letter Score: 8

Highest Scoring Scrabble® Plays In The Letters staple:

SEPTAL
(33)
PALEST
(33)
PASTEL
(33)
PLEATS
(33)
STAPLE
(33)
PLATES
(33)
TEPALS
(33)
PETALS
(33)
 

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(27)
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(11)
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(10)
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(10)
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(10)
STAPLE
(10)
STAPLE
(10)
STAPLE
(9)

The 200 Highest Scoring Scrabble® Plays For Words Using The Letters In staple

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(33)
PALEST
(33)
PASTEL
(33)
PLEATS
(33)
STAPLE
(33)
PLATES
(33)
TEPALS
(33)
PETALS
(33)
PASTE
(30)
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(30)
LEAPS
(30)
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(30)
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(30)
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(30)
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(30)
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(30)
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(30)
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(28)
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(27)
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staple in Words With Friends™

The word staple is playable in Words With Friends™, no blanks required.

Words With Friends™ Letter Score: 10

Highest Scoring Words With Friends™ Play In The Letters staple:

PALEST
(66)
 

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STAPLE
(60)
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(54)
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(42)
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(42)
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(40)
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(40)
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(36)
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(36)
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(36)
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(36)
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(30)
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(28)
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(28)
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(24)
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(18)
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(16)
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(14)
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(12)
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(12)
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(11)
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(11)
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(11)
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(11)
STAPLE
(10)

The 200 Highest Scoring Words With Friends™ Plays Using The Letters In staple

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(66)
PLEATS
(60)
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(60)
PETALS
(60)
PLATES
(60)
PASTEL
(60)
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(60)
TEPALS
(60)
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(54)
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(54)
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(54)
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(54)
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(54)
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(54)
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(54)
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(54)
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(51)
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(51)
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(51)
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(51)
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(51)
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(48)
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(48)
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(40)
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(40)
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(40)
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(40)
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(40)
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(40)
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(40)
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(39)
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(39)
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(39)
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(39)
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(39)
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(39)
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(39)
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(39)
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(39)
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(39)
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(36)
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(36)
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(36)
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(36)
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(34)
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(32)
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(30)
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Words containing the sequence staple

Words that start with staple (5 words)

Words with staple in them (5 words)

Words that end with staple (4 words)

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Word Growth involving staple

Shorter words in staple

ta tap

Longer words containing staple

nonstaple nonstaples
restaple restapled
restaple restaples
stapled restapled
stapled unstapled
stapler staplers
staples nonstaples
staples restaples
unstaple unstapled