1. stave off prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening
  2. stay off refrain from entering or walking onto
  3. staff a strong rod or stick with a specialized utilitarian purpose
  4. stave one of the slats of wood forming sides of a barrel or bucket
  5. stave wood large tree of Australasia
  6. sawed-off cut short
  7. stave in break in the staves (of)
  8. setoff structure where a wall or building narrows abruptly
  9. staff office the department responsible for hiring and training and placing employees and for setting policies for personnel management
  10. standoff the finish of a contest in which the score is tied and the winner is undecided
  11. stuff the tangible substance that goes into a physical object
  12. start-off a start given to contestants
  13. stiff incapable of or resistant to bending
  14. starve die of food deprivation
  15. side view a view from the side of something
  16. set off direct attention to, as if by means of contrast
  17. sweat off lose weight by sweating
  18. stove a kitchen appliance used for cooking food
  19. stover the dried stalks and leaves of a field crop (especially corn) used as animal fodder after the grain has been harvested
  20. stevedore a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port