Synonyms of staff in English:



  • 1 there is a reluctance to take on new staff
  • 2 a tall man with a cowboy hat and a walking staff
    stick, walking stick, cane, crook, crutch, prop
  • 3 the miller's wife strikes her husband over the head with a staff
    club, stick, cudgel, bludgeon, life preserver, shillelagh, baseball bat; truncheon, baton; North Americanblackjack; Indianlathi, danda; South Africankierie, knobkerrie, sjambok
    British informal cosh
  • 4 a staff of office
    rod, tipstaff, mace, wand, sceptre, crozier, verge; Greek Mythologycaduceus
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  • the departments are staffed by professional civil servants
    man, people, crew, work, operate, occupy
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