Search Synonyms for Word

Synonyms for simple

Synonyms for (noun) simple

Synonyms: simple, simpleton Definition: a person lacking intelligence or common sense

Similar words: somebody, someone, soul, mortal, person, individual Definition: a human being Usage: there was too much for one person to do

Synonyms: simple Definition: any herbaceous plant having medicinal properties

Similar words: herb, herbaceous plant Definition: a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests

Synonyms for (adjective) simple

Synonyms: simple, elementary, unproblematic, uncomplicated Definition: easy and not involved or complicated Usage: an elementary problem in statistics; elementary, my dear Watson; a simple game; found an uncomplicated solution to the problem

Similar words: easy Definition: posing no difficulty; requiring little effort Usage: an easy job; an easy problem; an easy victory; the house is easy to heat; satisfied with easy answers; took the easy way out of his dilemma

Synonyms: simple, mere, bare Definition: apart from anything else; without additions or modifications Usage: only the bare facts; shocked by the mere idea; the simple passage of time was enough; the simple truth

Similar words: plain Definition: not elaborate or elaborated; simple Usage: plain food; stuck to the plain facts; a plain blue suit; a plain rectangular brick building

Synonyms: simple Definition: unornamented Usage: a simple country schoolhouse; her black dress--simple to austerity

Similar words: plain Definition: not elaborate or elaborated; simple Usage: plain food; stuck to the plain facts; a plain blue suit; a plain rectangular brick building

Synonyms: dim-witted, simple, simple-minded Definition: lacking mental capacity and subtlety

Similar words: retarded Definition: relatively slow in mental or emotional or physical development Usage: providing a secure and sometimes happy life for the retarded

Synonyms: unsubdivided, simple Definition: (botany) of leaf shapes; of leaves having no divisions or subdivisions

Similar words: needle-shaped, acerate, acerose, acicular Definition: narrow and long and pointed; as pine leaves

Similar words: acuminate Definition: (of a leaf shape) narrowing to a slender point

Similar words: apiculate Definition: (of a leaf shape) having a short sharply pointed tip

Similar words: caudate Definition: (of a leaf shape) tapering gradually into a long taillike tip

Similar words: cordate, cordiform, heart-shaped Definition: (of a leaf) shaped like a heart

Similar words: wedge-shaped, cuneate Definition: (of a leaf shape) narrowly triangular, wider at the apex and tapering toward the base

Similar words: deltoid Definition: triangular or suggesting a capital delta, with a point at the apex

Similar words: dolabrate, dolabriform Definition: having the shape of the head of an ax or cleaver

Similar words: elliptic Definition: (of a leaf shape) in the form of an ellipse

Similar words: ensiform, bladelike, sword-shaped, swordlike Definition: shaped like a sword blade Usage: the iris has an ensiform leaf

Similar words: hastate, spearhead-shaped Definition: (of a leaf shape) like a spear point, with flaring pointed lobes at the base

Similar words: lancelike, lanceolate Definition: (of a leaf shape) shaped like a lance head; narrow and tapering to a pointed apex

Similar words: linear, elongate Definition: (of a leaf shape) long and narrow

Similar words: lyrate Definition: (of a leaf shape) having curvature suggestive of a lyre

Similar words: needled Definition: of trees whose leaves are acerate

Similar words: two-needled Definition: (of conifers) having two needles

Similar words: three-needled Definition: (of conifers) having three needles

Similar words: four-needled Definition: (of conifers) having four needles

Similar words: five-needled Definition: (of conifers) having five needles

Similar words: obtuse Definition: (of a leaf shape) rounded at the apex

Similar words: oblanceolate Definition: (of a leaf shape) having a broad rounded apex and a tapering base

Similar words: oblong Definition: (of a leaf shape) having a somewhat elongated form with approximately parallel sides

Similar words: obovate Definition: (of a leaf shape) egg-shaped with the narrower end at the base

Similar words: orbicular, orbiculate Definition: circular or nearly circular

Similar words: ovate Definition: of a leaf shape; egg-shaped with the broader end at the base

Similar words: pandurate, panduriform, fiddle-shaped Definition: (of a leaf shape) having rounded ends and a contracted center

Similar words: peltate, shield-shaped Definition: (of a leaf shape) round, with the stem attached near the center of the lower surface rather than the margin (as a nasturtium leaf for example)

Similar words: perfoliate Definition: (of a leaf) having the base united around (and apparently pierced by) the stem

Similar words: reniform, kidney-shaped Definition: (of a leaf or bean shape) resembling the shape of kidney

Similar words: sagittate, sagittiform, arrow-shaped Definition: (of a leaf shape) like an arrow head without flaring base lobes

Similar words: spatula-shaped, spatulate Definition: (of a leaf shape) having a broad rounded apex and a narrow base

Similar words: unlobed Definition: without lobes

Synonyms: simple Definition: having few parts; not complex or complicated or involved Usage: a simple problem; simple mechanisms; a simple design; a simple substance

Similar words: simplex Definition: having only one part or element Usage: a simplex word has no affixes and is not part of a compound--like `boy' compared with `boyish' or `house' compared with `houseboat'

Similar words: simplistic Definition: characterized by extreme and often misleading simplicity Usage: a simplistic theory of the universe; simplistic arguments of the ruling party

Similar words: unanalyzable, undecomposable Definition: representing the furthest possible extent of analysis or division into parts Usage: a feeling is a simple and undecomposable mental state- G.S.Brett; this weight of evidence is something mystical and unanalyzable-M.R.Cohen

Similar words: uncomplicated, unsophisticated Definition: lacking complexity Usage: small and uncomplicated cars for those really interested in motoring; an unsophisticated machine

Synonyms: dewy-eyed, simple, round-eyed, wide-eyed, childlike Definition: exhibiting childlike simplicity and credulity Usage: childlike trust; dewy-eyed innocence; listened in round-eyed wonder

Similar words: naif, naive Definition: marked by or showing unaffected simplicity and lack of guile or worldly experience Usage: a teenager's naive ignorance of life; the naive assumption that things can only get better; this naive simple creature with wide friendly eyes so eager to believe appearances