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1. simple

adjective. ['ˈsɪmpəl'] having few parts; not complex or complicated or involved.

Synonyms

  • unanalyzable
  • complexity
  • undecomposable
  • easy
  • plain
  • unsophisticated
  • simplex
  • uncomplicated
  • unsubdivided
  • simplistic

Antonyms

  • difficult
  • simplicity
  • fancy
  • leader

Etymology

  • simple (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Simple

  • strimple
  • pimple
  • kimple
  • kimpel
  • gimpel
  • dimple

How do you pronounce simple?

Pronounce simple as ˈsɪmpəl.

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Sentences with simple


1. Adjective
Monometer does not appear often in poetry because of its overly simple nature.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Does a simple, minimal kitchen sound just right to you?

Quotes about simple


1. Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.
- Dr. Seuss

2. Success is simple. Do what's right, the right way, at the right time.
- Arnold H. Glasow

3. Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.
- Jim Rohn

2. simple-minded

adjective. lacking subtlety and insight.

Synonyms

  • naif

Antonyms

  • difficult
  • simplicity

3. simple

adjective. ['ˈsɪmpəl'] easy and not involved or complicated.

Synonyms

  • unproblematic
  • uncomplicated
  • elementary

Antonyms

  • stranger
  • introvert
  • withholder
  • male

Etymology

  • simple (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. simple

adjective. ['ˈsɪmpəl'] apart from anything else; without additions or modifications.

Synonyms

  • plain
  • mere

Antonyms

  • adult
  • loser
  • unemotional person

Etymology

  • simple (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. simple

adjective. ['ˈsɪmpəl'] exhibiting childlike simplicity and credulity.

Synonyms

  • round-eyed
  • dewy-eyed
  • naif
  • wide-eyed
  • naive

Antonyms

  • member
  • good guy
  • smoker
  • resident

Etymology

  • simple (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. simple

adjective. ['ˈsɪmpəl'] lacking mental capacity and subtlety.

Synonyms

  • dim-witted
  • retarded

Antonyms

  • extrovert
  • debtor
  • nonreligious person

Etymology

  • simple (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. simple

adjective. ['ˈsɪmpəl'] unornamented.

Antonyms

  • worker

Etymology

  • simple (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. simple

noun. ['ˈsɪmpəl'] a person lacking intelligence or common sense.

Synonyms

  • soul
  • airhead
  • scatterbrain
  • shnook
  • square
  • changeling
  • lame
  • twirp
  • shlemiel
  • cretin
  • booby
  • schnook
  • moron
  • retard
  • poop
  • shlepper
  • imbecile
  • dummy
  • individual
  • nitwit
  • idiot
  • schlep
  • space cadet
  • dolt
  • pudding head
  • schlemiel
  • dullard
  • nebbish
  • mortal
  • shlep
  • stupid
  • nincompoop
  • ninny
  • subnormal
  • idiot savant
  • pillock
  • fool
  • simpleton
  • person
  • doofus
  • pudden-head
  • saphead
  • sheep
  • dumbbell
  • nebbech
  • poor fish
  • boob
  • forgetful person
  • dingbat
  • twerp
  • stupid person
  • sap
  • muggins
  • tomfool
  • pinhead
  • stupe
  • twit
  • half-wit
  • dimwit
  • schlepper
  • dope
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • female
  • juvenile
  • fat person
  • pessimist

Etymology

  • simple (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. simple

adjective. ['ˈsɪmpəl'] (botany) of leaf shapes; of leaves having no divisions or subdivisions.

Synonyms

  • spearhead-shaped
  • lancelike
  • needle-shaped
  • panduriform
  • arrow-shaped
  • acicular
  • peltate
  • shield-shaped
  • sword-shaped
  • acerate
  • cordate
  • elongate
  • sagittiform
  • unlobed
  • fiddle-shaped
  • linear
  • oblong
  • oblanceolate
  • wedge-shaped
  • four-needled
  • pandurate
  • caudate
  • perfoliate
  • five-needled
  • three-needled
  • dolabrate
  • cuneate
  • ensiform
  • hastate
  • orbicular
  • dolabriform
  • apiculate
  • lyrate
  • spatulate
  • smooth
  • deltoid
  • spatula-shaped
  • cordiform
  • unsubdivided
  • heart-shaped
  • orbiculate
  • sagittate
  • two-needled
  • lanceolate
  • obtuse
  • reniform
  • swordlike
  • needled
  • bladelike
  • ovate
  • kidney-shaped
  • acerose
  • acuminate
  • obovate

Antonyms

  • rough
  • follower
  • bad guy
  • partisan

Etymology

  • simple (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. simple

noun. ['ˈsɪmpəl'] any herbaceous plant having medicinal properties.

Synonyms

  • herb

Antonyms

  • bad person
  • acquaintance

Etymology

  • simple (Middle English (1100-1500))
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