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1. sentence

noun. ['ˈsɛntəns'] a string of words satisfying the grammatical rules of a language.

Synonyms

  • word string
  • declaratory sentence
  • interrogative sentence
  • question
  • interrogation
  • run-on sentence
  • clause
  • compound sentence
  • simple sentence
  • topic sentence
  • complex sentence
  • grammatical constituent
  • declarative sentence
  • string of words
  • interrogative
  • constituent

Antonyms

  • declaratory
  • software
  • inessential
  • approval

Etymology

  • sentence (French)
  • sententia (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Simple Sentence

  • repentance

Example sentences of the word simple-sentence


1. Noun Phrase
He sings is a an example of a simple sentence.

2. Noun Phrase
Using all simple sentences can cause your writing to appear “clipped” or monotone.

3. Noun Phrase
As a class, start with a simple sentence such as, "The girl skips."

4. Noun Phrase
Building upon the simple subject-verb pattern, you can expand the simple sentence to include a direct object.

2. sentence

noun. ['ˈsɛntəns'] (criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed.

Synonyms

  • condemnation
  • rape conviction
  • final judgment
  • murder conviction
  • robbery conviction
  • final decision
  • conviction

Antonyms

  • answer
  • certainty
  • misconstruction
  • construction

Etymology

  • sentence (French)
  • sententia (Latin)

3. sentence

verb. ['ˈsɛntəns'] pronounce a sentence on (somebody) in a court of law.

Synonyms

  • condemn
  • doom
  • declare
  • reprobate
  • foredoom

Antonyms

  • deny
  • incorrupt
  • approbate
  • accept

Etymology

  • sentence (French)
  • sententia (Latin)

4. sentence

noun. ['ˈsɛntəns'] the period of time a prisoner is imprisoned.

Synonyms

  • term
  • life sentence
  • prison term
  • time
  • hard time

Antonyms

  • conviction
  • unbelief
  • applaud
  • desecrate

Etymology

  • sentence (French)
  • sententia (Latin)

5. 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))

6. simple

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

Synonyms

  • unproblematic
  • uncomplicated
  • elementary

Antonyms

  • stranger
  • introvert
  • withholder
  • male

Etymology

  • simple (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. 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))

8. 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))

9. simple

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

Synonyms

  • dim-witted
  • retarded

Antonyms

  • extrovert
  • debtor
  • nonreligious person

Etymology

  • simple (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. simple

adjective. ['ˈsɪmpəl'] unornamented.

Antonyms

  • worker

Etymology

  • simple (Middle English (1100-1500))
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