Synonyms of 'staff'
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If you man something such as a place or machine, you operate it or are in charge of it.
Soldiers manned roadblocks in the city.
When you operate a machine or device, or when it operates, you make it work.
the number of fax machines operating around the world
Thesaurus for staff from the Collins English Thesaurus
The staff of an organization are the people who work for it.