Synonyms of starch


1. starch, amylum, polysaccharide, polyose

usage: a complex carbohydrate found chiefly in seeds, fruits, tubers, roots and stem pith of plants, notably in corn, potatoes, wheat, and rice; an important foodstuff and used otherwise especially in adhesives and as fillers and stiffeners for paper and textiles

2. starch, formulation, preparation

usage: a commercial preparation of starch that is used to stiffen textile fabrics in laundering


1. starch, stiffen

usage: stiffen with starch; "starch clothes"

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Definition and meaning of starch (Dictionary)