Definitions of staff:
  • noun:   a strong rod or stick with a specialized utilitarian purpose
    Example: "He walked with the help of a wooden staff"
  • noun:   (music) the system of five horizontal lines on which the musical notes are written
  • noun:   a rod carried as a symbol
  • noun:   the body of teachers and administrators at a school
    Example: "The dean addressed the letter to the entire staff of the university"
  • noun:   personnel who assist their superior in carrying out an assigned task
    Example: "The hospital has an excellent nursing staff"
  • noun:   building material consisting of plaster and hair; used to cover external surfaces of temporary structure (as at an exposition) or for decoration
  • verb:   provide with staff
    Example: "This position is not always staffed"
  • verb:   serve on the staff of
    Example: "The two men staff the reception desk"
  • name:  A surname (common: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #14173)

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