Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “staple”

See all translations

staple

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈsteɪpl/ WORKPLACE
to fasten pieces of paper together using staples: staple sth to sth The list can then be stapled to each batch of invoices.staple sth together She stapled the two documents together.
Translations of “staple”
in Chinese (Traditional) 用釘書釘釘住…
in Chinese (Simplified) 用钉书钉钉住…
(Definition of staple verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of staple?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More Business English definitions for “staple”

Definitions of “staple” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

pup

a baby of particular animals, or a puppy

Word of the Day

I won’t tolerate it! Replacing formal words with phrasal verbs.

by Liz Walter,
April 01, 2015
When you are using a language, it is important to understand if a word is formal or informal, so that you can use it in an appropriate way. You might hear people saying dosh for money, or spud for potato, but they wouldn’t write those words in a formal essay. Similarly, a

Read More 

stackin’ p

March 30, 2015
idiom slang earning a lot of money ‘That’s a very generous present.”Yeah, well, she’s stackin’ p, innit?’

Read More