Definitions English

  • Having or composed of only one thing, element, or part. See Synonyms at pure.
  • Not involved or complicated; easy: a simple task. See Synonyms at easy.
  • Being without additions or modifications; mere: a simple "yes” or "no.”
  • Having little or no ornamentation; not embellished or adorned: a simple dress.
  • Not elaborate, elegant, or luxurious. See Synonyms at plain.
  • Unassuming or unpretentious; not affected.
  • Having or manifesting little sense or intelligence.
  • Uneducated; ignorant.
  • Unworldly or unsophisticated. See Synonyms at naive.
  • Not guileful or deceitful; sincere.
  • Humble or lowly in condition or rank: a simple woodcutter.
  • Ordinary or common: a simple head cold.
  • Being a fundamental or rudimentary element; basic.
  • Not important or significant; trivial.
  • Biology Having no divisions or branches; not compound: a simple leaf; a simple eye or lens.
  • Music Being without figuration or elaboration: a simple tone.
  • A single component of a complex, especially one that is unanalyzable.
  • A fool; a simpleton.
  • A person of humble birth or condition.
  • A medicinal plant or the medicine obtained from it.