simple (Meaning)

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simple (n)

any herbaceous plant having medicinal properties

a person lacking intelligence or common sense

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simple (a)

having few parts; not complex or complicated or involved

(botany) of leaf shapes; of leaves having no divisions or subdivisions

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simple (s)

easy and not involved or complicated

apart from anything else; without additions or modifications

exhibiting childlike simplicity and credulity

lacking mental capacity and subtlety

unornamented

Webster

simple (a.)

Single; not complex; not infolded or entangled; uncombined; not compounded; not blended with something else; not complicated; as, a simple substance; a simple idea; a simple sound; a simple machine; a simple problem; simple tasks.

Plain; unadorned; as, simple dress.

Mere; not other than; being only.

Not given to artifice, stratagem, or duplicity; undesigning; sincere; true.

Artless in manner; unaffected; unconstrained; natural; inartificial;; straightforward.

Direct; clear; intelligible; not abstruse or enigmatical; as, a simple statement; simple language.

Weak in intellect; not wise or sagacious; of but moderate understanding or attainments; hence, foolish; silly.

Not luxurious; without much variety; plain; as, a simple diet; a simple way of living.

Humble; lowly; undistinguished.

Without subdivisions; entire; as, a simple stem; a simple leaf.

Not capable of being decomposed into anything more simple or ultimate by any means at present known; elementary; thus, atoms are regarded as simple bodies. Cf. Ultimate, a.

Homogenous.

Consisting of a single individual or zooid; as, a simple ascidian; -- opposed to compound.

Something not mixed or compounded.

A medicinal plant; -- so called because each vegetable was supposed to possess its particular virtue, and therefore to constitute a simple remedy.

A drawloom.

A part of the apparatus for raising the heddles of a drawloom.

A feast which is not a double or a semidouble.

Webster

simple (v. i.)

To gather simples, or medicinal plants.

simple Sentence Examples

  1. The meal was simple but satisfying, consisting of only a few fresh ingredients.
  2. The instructions were simple enough for even a child to understand.
  3. Their lives were simple, devoid of any unnecessary luxuries or complications.
  4. The design of the chair was simple and elegant, with clean lines and minimal ornamentation.
  5. A simple apology can sometimes heal the deepest of wounds.
  6. The remedy for her illness was simple: rest, hydration, and time.
  7. The evidence against the defendant was simple and overwhelming.
  8. The answer to the question seemed simple, yet it eluded me for hours.
  9. The beauty of nature lies in its simple and timeless forms.
  10. Despite its simple appearance, the device proved to be remarkably effective.

FAQs About the word simple

any herbaceous plant having medicinal properties, a person lacking intelligence or common sense, having few parts; not complex or complicated or involved, easy

plain, bare, unvarnished, restrained, unembellished, bald, spartan, naked, modest, undecorated

adorned, tawdry, flamboyant, ostentatious, ostentatious,fancy, flashy, loud, gaudy, showy

The meal was simple but satisfying, consisting of only a few fresh ingredients.

The instructions were simple enough for even a child to understand.

Their lives were simple, devoid of any unnecessary luxuries or complications.

The design of the chair was simple and elegant, with clean lines and minimal ornamentation.