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Definitions of simple

  1. To gather simples or plants. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To gather simples, or medicinal plants. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Simplest. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. Herbs that have a medicinal value. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  5. (archaic) any herbaceous plant having medicinal properties Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. That which is unmixed; a plant from which medicine is extracted. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. Simpleness. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. Something not mixed or compounded: a medicinal herb. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  9. Something not compounded. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  10. That which is simple. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. Something not mixed or compounded; in med., a single herb or plant, or its particular virtue. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  12. Simpler. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  13. not elaborate in style; unornamented; "a simple country schoolhouse"; "her black dress--simple to austerity" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. (botany) of leaf shapes; of leaves having no divisions or subdivisions Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. having few parts; not complex or complicated or involved; "a simple problem"; "simple mechanisms"; "a simple design"; "a simple substance" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  16. any herbaceous plant having medicinal properties Wordnet Dictionary DB
  17. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  18. Plain; unadorned; as, simple dress. Webster Dictionary DB
  19. Mere; not other than; being only. Webster Dictionary DB
  20. Not given to artifice, stratagem, or duplicity; undesigning; sincere; true. Webster Dictionary DB
  21. Artless in manner; unaffected; unconstrained; natural; inartificial;; straightforward. Webster Dictionary DB
  22. Direct; clear; intelligible; not abstruse or enigmatical; as, a simple statement; simple language. Webster Dictionary DB
  23. Weak in intellect; not wise or sagacious; of but moderate understanding or attainments; hence, foolish; silly. Webster Dictionary DB
  24. Not luxurious; without much variety; plain; as, a simple diet; a simple way of living. Webster Dictionary DB
  25. Humble; lowly; undistinguished. Webster Dictionary DB
  26. Without subdivisions; entire; as, a simple stem; a simple leaf. Webster Dictionary DB
  27. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  28. Homogenous. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.
  29. Something not mixed or compounded. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  30. A drawloom. Webster Dictionary DB
  31. A part of the apparatus for raising the heddles of a drawloom. Webster Dictionary DB
  32. A feast which is not a double or a semidouble. Webster Dictionary DB
  33. Consisting of a single individual or zooid; as, a simple ascidian; - opposed to compound. Webster Dictionary DB
  34. A medicinal plant; - so called because each vegetable was supposed to possess its particular virtue, and therefore to constitute a simple remedy. Webster Dictionary DB
  35. Single; not complex; undivided; not mixed or compounded; mere; as, a simple fact; plain; not luxurious; unadorned; sincere; natural; unaffected; direct; clear; as, simple language; of low rank or degree; weak in intellect; resulting from feeblemindedness; as, a simple answer. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  36. Single: undivided: resisting decomposition: elementary: homogeneous: open: unaffected: undesigning: true: clear: straightforward: artless: guileless: unsuspecting: credulous: not cunning: weak in intellect: silly. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  37. Simply. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  38. Single; unmixed; mere; plain; unaffected; artless; weak in mind. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  39. Silly; feeble minded. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  40. Consisting of one thing; uncompounded; pure; plain; artless; unaffected; unadorned; not complex; silly; weak in intellect; unsuspecting; undivided; not decomposed. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  41. Consisting of one thing; not combined; not compounded; not complicated; elementary; artless; harmless; unartificial; true to nature; unadorned; silly; shallow; in bot., not branching; not divided into separate parts, as simple fruits, those formed by one flower. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for simple

  1. The answer is a simple one. – Burke by John Morley
  2. Walter was not simple – Home Again by George MacDonald
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