Synonyms of 'staple'
in the sense of main
chief or principalMy main concern now is to protect the children.
in the sense of must
an essential or necessary thingA visit to the motor museum is a must.
in the sense of necessity
something neededWater is a basic necessity of life.
in the sense of predominant
being more important or noticeable than othersHe played a predominant role in shaping French economic policy.
in the sense of primary
first in importancethe primary cause of the disease
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