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  Words related to staff

Related / Similar Words: stave, faculty

 

Definition:
  • a strong rod or stick with a specialized utilitarian purpose; "he walked with the help of a wooden staff";
  • (music) the system of five horizontal lines on which the musical notes are written;
  • a rod carried as a symbol;
  • the body of teachers and administrators at a school; "the dean addressed the letter to the entire staff of the university";
  • personnel who assist their superior in carrying out an assigned task; "the hospital has an excellent nursing staff"; "the general relied on his staff to make routine decisions";
  • building material consisting of plaster and hair; used to cover external surfaces of temporary structure (as at an exposition) or for decoration;
  • provide with staff; "This position is not always staffed";
  • serve on the staff of; "The two men staff the reception desk";

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    Hyponyms: alpenstock, crook, shepherd's crook, crutch, distaff, flagpole, flagstaff, pikestaff, quarterstaff, crosier, crozier, mace, scepter, sceptre, verge, wand, tipstaff, newsroom, office, office staff, research staff, sales staff, security staff, service staff, maintenance staff, general staff, headquarters staff, man

     

    Member Meronyms: school

     

    Derivational Morphology: faculty

     

     
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