Definitions for simple

Definitions for (noun) simple

Main entry: simple, simpleton

Definition: a person lacking intelligence or common sense

Main entry: simple

Definition: any herbaceous plant having medicinal properties

Definitions for (adj) simple

Main entry: 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

Main entry: 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

Main entry: simple

Definition: unornamented

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

Main entry: dim-witted, simple, simple-minded

Definition: lacking mental capacity and subtlety

Main entry: unsubdivided, simple

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

Main entry: simple

Definition: having few parts; not complex or complicated or involved

Usage: a simple problem; simple mechanisms; a simple design; a simple substance

Main entry: 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

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