adjective (simpler, simplest)
- The notes are simple and are easily understandable even to a common man.
- The first five steps are really very simple and can easily avert a potential disaster.
- The order should be expressed in simple terms, easily understood even by those who, like the appellant, are not very bright.
- All the fundamental paradoxes are true for one simple reason: they are truths.
- I should not have had to cross the world to discover something as simple and fundamental as this.
- This looks to me more like a boom driven by very simple fundamentals.
- All furniture forms were plain in design with simple or no surface decoration.
- The entire layout is extremely basic and simple, designed to allow gamers to get in and out quickly.
- The other features a modern look with simple designs in black white and silver.
- They lived a similar humble and simple life, before both being assassinated by the British Royal Family.
- He was a quiet unassuming man with simple tastes and was dedicated to his greyhounds and track.
- These leaders, unlike Jesus, who was humble and simple, are the affluent lot.
- That way you can upgrade your patient's break from a simple to a compound fracture and claim more money from the insurance company.
- A lively dance; the music from Shakespeare's time is often in simple rather than compound metre.
- In it he determined the minimal simple finite groups, this is to say, the simple groups whose proper subgroups are solvable.
- Galois then shows that the non-abelian simple group of smallest order has order 60.
- He searched for finite simple groups and in an 1892 paper he showed that all simple groups up to order 200 are already known.
- This axis comprised successive nodes, each having a simple leaf, separated by internodes of variable length.
- Painters like Vermeer traced images from convex mirrors and simple lenses - thus the hand in the camera.
- The biaxial scanning mechanism and the simple objective lenses are the key features.
- Petzval produced an achromatic portrait lens that was vastly superior to the simple meniscus lens then in use.
- Traditionally, the simple future tense is will or shall followed by the infinitive: will follow.
- The interest rolls up in the units you buy, so you actually get capital gain on your units rather than simple interest.
- Bankers charged simple interest, with interest capitalised at intervals.
- They gave her simple interest on it and they absolved her of her liability for the occupation rent.
- The woodlands were a reservoir of fuel; they were a larder of delicacies; a medicine chest of simples and cures.
- The poetic and medical arts - not disease - flourish in gardens: their cool shade and sacred laurel trees give shelter to Apollo's inspirational Muses, and their plants furnish powerful pharmaceutical simples to combat disease.
- Tia Aria showed me the garden where herbs medicinal and herbs amatory went into the making of her famous simples.
- They provide us with good service and they deserve to get paid for it. Simple!
- You'll notice my daily numbers and annual averages don't match. Simple — this site took three months to really get rolling.
- To grow old with him and see the kids grow old and have their lives, that's all I want. Simple.
- Example sentences
- The folksiness, the simpleness, simply repels them.
- The cultural preference of simpleness that has been with us throughout our long history is very solid and lies deep inside us.
- ‘We were born simply into life; the simpleness of life is the most cherished,’ she continues.
Middle English: from Old French, from Latin simplus. The noun sense (mid 16th century) originally referred to a medicine made from one constituent, especially from one plant.
Words that rhyme with simpledimple, pimple, wimple
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