Synonyms and Antonyms for starch

1. starch (v.)

stiffen with starch

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2. starch (n.)

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


3. starch (n.)

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