Synonyms of staff in English:

staff


See definition of staff

noun

1‘there is a reluctance to take on new staff’

SYNONYMS

employees, workers, workforce, personnel, hands, hired hands, labourers, human resources, manpower, labour

office workers, white-collar workers, assistants, secretaries

teachers, lecturers

doctors, nurses

North American interns

humorous liveware

2‘a tall man with a cowboy hat and a walking staff’

SYNONYMS

stick, walking stick, cane, crook, crutch, prop

3‘the miller's wife strikes her husband over the head with a staff’

SYNONYMS

club, stick, cudgel, bludgeon, life preserver, shillelagh, baseball bat

truncheon, baton

North American blackjack

Indian lathi, danda

South African kierie, knobkerrie, sjambok

British informal cosh

4‘a staff of office’

SYNONYMS

rod, tipstaff, mace, wand, sceptre, crozier, verge

caduceus


verb

1‘the departments are staffed by professional civil servants’

SYNONYMS

man, people, crew, work, operate, occupy