plain (Meaning)

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plain (n)

extensive tract of level open land

a basic knitting stitch made by putting the needle through the front of the stitch from the lefthand side

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plain (v)

express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness

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plain (s)

clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment

not mixed with extraneous elements

free from any effort to soften to disguise

lacking embellishment or ornamentation

lacking in physical beauty or proportion

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plain (a)

not elaborate or elaborated; simple

lacking patterns especially in color

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plain (r)

unmistakably (`plain' is often used informally for `plainly')

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plain (v. i.)

To lament; to bewail; to complain.

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plain (v. t.)

To lament; to mourn over; as, to plain a loss.

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plain (superl.)

Without elevations or depressions; flat; level; smooth; even. See Plane.

Open; clear; unencumbered; equal; fair.

Not intricate or difficult; evident; manifest; obvious; clear; unmistakable.

Void of extraneous beauty or ornament; without conspicious embellishment; not rich; simple.

Not highly cultivated; unsophisticated; free from show or pretension; simple; natural; homely; common.

Free from affectation or disguise; candid; sincere; artless; honest; frank.

Not luxurious; not highly seasoned; simple; as, plain food.

Without beauty; not handsome; homely; as, a plain woman.

Not variegated, dyed, or figured; as, plain muslin.

Not much varied by modulations; as, a plain tune.

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plain (adv.)

In a plain manner; plainly.

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plain (a.)

Level land; usually, an open field or a broad stretch of land with an even surface, or a surface little varied by inequalities; as, the plain of Jordan; the American plains, or prairies.

A field of battle.

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plain (v.)

To plane or level; to make plain or even on the surface.

To make plain or manifest; to explain.

plain Sentence Examples

  1. The curtains were plain white, devoid of any adornment.
  2. The landscape stretched out before them, a vast and empty plain.
  3. Her face was plain and unassuming, but her eyes held a spark of intelligence.
  4. The meal was simple and plain, consisting only of bread and cheese.
  5. The truth was plain to see; there was no hiding it.
  6. The instructions were written in plain language, easy for anyone to understand.
  7. The plain fact was that she had made a mistake.
  8. The room was plain and undecorated, serving only as a functional space.
  9. The design of the dress was plain and elegant, emphasizing the wearer's natural beauty.
  10. The sky was a vast expanse of plain blue, unbroken by clouds.

FAQs About the word plain

extensive tract of level open land, a basic knitting stitch made by putting the needle through the front of the stitch from the lefthand side, express complaint

simple, plain-vanilla, unornamented, quiet, stripped, naked, clean,unadorned, restrained, unembellished

showy, flashy, swanky, garish, tawdry, gaudy,fancy, flashy, flamboyant, decorated

The curtains were plain white, devoid of any adornment.

The landscape stretched out before them, a vast and empty plain.

Her face was plain and unassuming, but her eyes held a spark of intelligence.

The meal was simple and plain, consisting only of bread and cheese.