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1. simply

adverb. ['ˈsɪmpli'] and nothing more.

Synonyms

  • but
  • just
  • merely

Antonyms

  • inclusive
  • inequity
  • unfairness
  • partial

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • simple (English)
  • simple (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Simply

  • municipally
  • principally
  • promptly
  • shapely
  • sharply

How do you spell simply? Is it simpley ?

A common misspelling of simply is simpley

Example sentences of the word simply


1. Adverb
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Quotes containing the word simply


1. I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you simply, without problems or pride: I love you in this way because I do not know any other way of loving but this, in which there is no I or you, so intimate that your hand upon my chest is my hand, so intimate that when I fall asleep your eyes close.
- Pablo Neruda, 100 Love Sonnets

2. People discuss my art and pretend to understand as if it were necessary to understand, when it's simply necessary to love.
- Claude Monet

3. Very much, string theory is simply a work in progress. What we are inching toward every day are predictions that within the realm of current technology we hope to test. It's not like we're working on a theory that is permanently beyond experiment. That would be philosophy.
- Brian Greene

2. simply

adverb. ['ˈsɪmpli'] absolutely.

Antonyms

  • dishonorable

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • simple (English)
  • simple (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. simply

adverb. ['ˈsɪmpli'] in a simple manner; without extravagance or embellishment.

Antonyms

  • unfair

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • simple (English)
  • simple (Middle English (1100-1500))
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