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Simple appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

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  • Allen's simple yelp: "Miss Nella!"
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Usage statistics for the adjective simple:

spoken English35.02%written English64.98% conversational speech20.99%task-oriented speech79.01% imaginative writing34.28%informational writing65.72%
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The word simple is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the adjective simple

What does simple mean as an attribute of a noun?

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adjective - degrees: more simple / simpler | most simple / simplest

  1. having few parts; not complex or complicated or involved
  2. easy and not involved or complicated
  3. apart from anything else; without additions or modifications
    • examples: the simple passage of time was enough | the simple truth
    • adjective position: attributive adjective (it occurs before the noun)
    • synonyms of simple: bare / mere
    • similar: plain
  4. exhibiting childlike simplicity and credulity
  5. lacking mental capacity and subtlety
  6. (botany) of leaf shapes; of leaves having no divisions or subdivisions
  7. unornamented
    • examples: a simple country schoolhouse | her black dress--simple to austerity
    • similar: plain

Alternative definition of the adjective simple

adjective

  1. Free from duplicity; guileless, innocent, straightforward.
  2. Without ornamentation; plain.
  3. Undistinguished in social condition; of no special rank.
    • [context: now rare] Trivial; insignificant.
    • Uncomplicated; taken by itself, with nothing added, pure.
    • [context: now colloquial] Feeble-minded; foolish.
    • Consisting of one single substance; uncompounded.
    • [mathematics] Of a group: having no normal subgroup.

    Specialised definition of the adjective simple

    Glossary of sports / fencing

    descriptive of an action made in a single move or count

    Definition of the noun simple

    What does simple mean as a name of something?

    noun - plural: simples

    1. any herbaceous plant having medicinal properties
      • usage: archaicism / archaism
      • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
      • more generic terms: herb / herbaceous plant = a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties
    2. a person lacking intelligence or common sense

    Alternative definition of the noun simple

    noun

    1. [medicine] A preparation made from one plant, as opposed to something made from more than one plant.
    2. [logic] A simple or atomic proposition

    Definition of the verb simple

    What does simple mean as a doing word?

    verb - inflections: simpled | simpling | simples

    1. [transitive, intransitive, archaic] To gather simples, ie, medicinal herbs.

    Business

    Simple is an American direct bank headquartered in Portland, Oregon offering a suite of all-electronic consumer banking services. To provide FDIC-insured checking accounts, Simple partners with The Bancorp. Simple also partners with the STAR banking network, via its surcharge-free program STARsf, to offer nationwide access to over 55,000 ATMs. Since 2014 Simple has been a subsidiary of Spanish bank Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria.

    People

    1. Simple a.k.a. Simple Kapadia was a Bollywood actress and costume designer.
    2. Simple is a member of the musical group, Sandpeople.

    There are other people with in their name, like Simple Kid, Simple Kaul, Simple Kaur, Simple Suni, Simple Gogoi, Paul the Simple, Charles the Simple, Frederick the Simple.

    Film

    "Simple" is a 2013 animation comedy short film written and directed by Markus Wende.

    • also known as Ein Fach, Einfach
    • country: Germany
    • language: German Language
    • producer: Markus Wende
    • written by Markus Wende
    • genres: Animation, Comedy, LGBT
    • released in

    Music

    1. "Simple" is a musical album of Sandy Lam.
      • released on (21 years ago)
    2. "Simple" is the debut solo album by Oxford singer-songwriter Andy Yorke, released in 2008.
      • genre: Rock music
      • released on (7 years ago)
    3. "Simple" is a composition.
    4. "Simple" is a musical album of RamRom.
      • released on (5 years ago)
    5. "Simple" is a composition.
    6. "Simple" is a musical EP of Los Antiguos.
      • released on
    7. "Simple" is a musical album of The catholics.
      • released in (21 years ago)
    8. "Simple" is a composition.
    9. "Simple" is a musical EP of Nightmare and the Cat.
      • released on
    10. "Simple" is a musical album of Nightmare and the Cat.
    11. "Simple" is a musical single of Masonia.
      • released in (11 years ago)
    12. "Simple" is a cataloged instance, composition.
    13. "Simple" is a musical EP of Skalpel.
      • released on
    14. "Simple" is a musical album of Final Conflict.
      • released in (9 years ago)
    15. "Simple" is a musical album of Daan.
      • released on (4 years ago)
    16. "Simple" is a musical album of Andrew Ripp.
    17. "Simple" is a musical album of Andrea Koziol.
      • released in (13 years ago)

    Place

    Simple a.k.a. Simplé is a commune in the Mayenne department in north-western France.

    • also known as 西姆普莱
    • part of Mayenne

    Miscellanea

    1. SIMPLE, the session initiation protocol for instant messaging and presence leveraging extensions, is an instant messaging and presence protocol suite based on Session Initiation Protocol managed by the Internet Engineering Task Force. Contrary to the vast majority of IM and presence protocols used by software deployed today, SIMPLE is an open standard like XMPP.
    2. SIMPLE: The Standard Interface for Multiple Platform Link Evaluation is a military communications protocol defined in NATO's Standardization Agreement 5602.
    3. SiMPLE is a programming development system that was created to provide easy programming capabilities for everybody, especially non-professionals.
    4. Simple: In mathematics, the term simple is used to describe an algebraic structure which in some sense cannot be divided by a smaller structure of the same type. Put another way, an algebraic structure is simple if the kernel of every homomorphism is either the whole structure or a single element.
    5. Simple: In contemporary mereology, a simple is any thing that has no proper parts. Sometimes the term "atom" is used, although in recent years the term "simple" has become the standard.
      • also known as Simples
    6. SIMPLE is an experiment search for direct evidence of dark matter. It is located in a 61 m³ cavern at the 500 level of the Laboratoire Souterrain à Bas Bruit near Apt in southern France. The experiment is predominantly sensitive to spin-dependent interactions of weakly interacting massive particles.

    Phrases with Simple

    Phrases starting with the word Simple:

    1. simple eye
    2. Simple Knot
    3. simple leaf
    4. Simple Past
    5. Simple-Past
    6. simple fruit
    7. simple sugar
    8. Simple Whelk
    9. Simple Future
    10. simple phobia
    11. simple pistil
    12. simple-minded
    13. simple absence
    14. Simple Campion
    15. Simple English
    16. simple machine
    17. Simple present
    18. simple protein

    Phrases ending with the word Simple:

    1. fee simple
    2. Past Simple

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    Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Simple

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    Google previewSegmentation, Revenue Management and Pricing Analytics (2016)

    by CTI Reviews

    The adjective simple refers to the fact that this regression is one of the simplest in statistics. Practice Exams! Just click the link above to access the.

    Google previewComplete Business Statistics (2016)

    by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

    The adjective simple refers to the fact that this regression is one of the simplest in statistics. a. Simple linear regression b. Best linear unbiased prediction c. Blind deconvolution d. Confidence region 4. ______ means lack of pattern or ...

    Google previewEntrepreneurship, Theory (2016)

    by CTI Reviews

    The adjective simple refers to the fact that this regression is one of the simplest in statistics. Regression in medicine is a characteristic of diseases to show lighter symptoms without completely disappearing. At a later point, symptoms may return ...

    Google previewEssentials of Statistics for Business and Economics (2016)

    Business, Management by CTI Reviews

    The adjective simple refers to the fact that this regression is one of the simplest in statistics. Variables used in an experiment or modelling can be divided into three types: 'dependent variable', 'independent variable', or other. The 'dependent ...

    Google previewForecasting, Time Series, and Regression (2016)

    by CTI Reviews

    The adjective simple refers to the fact that this regression is one of the simplest in statistics. A variable is a property of a population under investigation. As a variable it can take on a number of values and the values may be qualitative or ...

    Google previewIntroductory Statistics (2016)

    by CTI Reviews

    The adjective simple refers to the fact that this regression is one of the simplest in statistics. Practice Exams! Just click the link above to access the.

    Google previewStatistics for Engineers and Scientists (2016)

    by CTI Reviews

    The adjective simple refers to the fact that this regression is one of the simplest in statistics. Analysis is the process of breaking a complex topic or substance into smaller parts to gain a better understanding of it. The technique has been applied ...

    Google previewFinite Math and Applied Calculus (2016)

    Mathematics, Calculus by CTI Reviews

    The adjective simple refers to the fact that this regression is one of the simplest in statistics. a. Backfitting algorithm b. Simple linear regression c. Bayesian multivariate linear regression d. Calibration 4. A ______ is a mathematical equation for ...

    Google previewLessons in Logic (1902)

    by William Stanley Jevons

    The adjective simple means apart from other things, and apprehension the taking hold by the mind. Thus the name or term Iron instantaneously makes the mind think of a strong and very useful metal, but II. 1 LOGICAL DOCTRINE. u.

    Google previewEssentials of Business Statistics (2016)

    by CTI Reviews

    The adjective simple refers to the fact that this regression is one of the simplest in statistics. Practice Exams! Just click the link above to access the.

    Google previewUnderstanding Business Statistics (2016)

    Statistics, Statistics by CTI Reviews

    The adjective simple refers to the fact that this regression.

    Google previewStatistical Concepts , A Second Course (2016)

    by CTI Reviews

    The adjective simple refers to the fact that this regression is one of the simplest in statistics. Practice Exams! Just click the link above to access the.

    Google previewElementary Lessons in Logic (1889)

    Deductive and Inductive by William Stanley Jevons

    The adjective simple means apart from other ' things, and apprehension the taking hold by the mind. Thus the name or term Iron instantaneously makes the mind think of a strong and very useful metal, but II. 1 LOGICAL DOCTRINE. n.

    Google previewThe Elements of Logic (1883)

    A Text-book by William Stanley Jevons

    Simple Apprehension is the act of mind by which we merely become aware of something, or have an idea or impression of it brought into the mind. The adjective simple means apart from other things, and apprehension the taking hold by ...

    Google previewThe Principles of Logic (1907)

    by Herbert Austin Aikins

    The adjective simple means apart from other things, and apprehension the taking hold by the mind. Thus the name or term Iron instantaneously makes the mind think of a strong and very useful metal, but does not tell us anything about it, ...

    Google previewIn Search of Happiness (2010)

    Through Love, Positive Attitude, Good Relations and Spirituality by Ashok Gulla

    Being simple means that you shed ego and to not expect too much from external world. The simple lifestyle will be possible if we feel absorbed for some time with our inner self. This will make us not to get distract with outside complexity in life.

    Google previewDictionary of Real Estate Terms, 8th edition (2013)

    by Jack P. Friedman, Ph.D., J. Bruce Lindeman, Ph.D.

    Example: • FEE SIMPLE • FEE SIMPLE DEFEASIBLE 2. compensation based on completion of a specific task. Example: When Susan completed the APPRAISAL REPORT of the shopping center and it was accepted by the project manager, ...

    Google previewA Grammar Guide: Present Tenses and Dictionary (2012)

    by Francisco Zamarr Ter N., Francisco Zamarron Teran

    FORMA NEGATIVA (VERBO EN FORMA SIMPLE, AUXILIAR MARCA TIEMPO Y FORMA). ......................... .. 44 3.3 FORMA INTERROGATIVA (VERBO EN FORMA SIMPLE, AUXILIAR MARCA TIEMPO Y FORMA) ......... .. 47 .

    Google previewConcise Encyclopedia of Real Estate Business Terms (2006)

    by Bill Roark, Ryan Roark

    FEE SIMPLE ...

    Google previewThe British Encyclopedia (1809)

    Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences. Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge by William Nicholson

    SIMPLE ELECTIVE ATTRACTIONS. OXYGEN AND METALS. IN THE ELECTIVE ATTRACTION. Water. Sulphur. Saline Sutphurets. Alcohol. Ether. Potash Oxygen Oxygen Water Ether Alcohol Volatile oils Water Sulphur Soda Molybdic oxide ...

    Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1823)

    In the first are written the scientific and corresponding pharmaceutical names of the several simple substances, distributed into departments, according as they are taken from the vegetable or the mineral kingdom, and arranged alphabetically j ...

    Google previewA Botanical Dictionary (1805)

    Or, Elements of Systematic and Philosophical Botany by Colin Milne

    The order monigamia contains simple flowers. The term signifies a single marriage, and is placed in direct opposition to the polygamy or intercommunication of florets, which so conspicuously characterizes the other orders. In fact, balsam ...

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    Usage statistics about simple

    The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.

    Usage statistics for the adjective simple:

    spoken English35.02%written English64.98% conversational speech20.99%task-oriented speech79.01% imaginative writing34.28%informational writing65.72%

    Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the adjective simple:

    baremeresimple

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    Quotes about Simple

    A simple little poem written for my wife on our anniversary
    A simple little poem to say I Love you more and more each passing day.
    A simple little poem written with paper and pen
    A simple little poem to say I love you forever and ever Amen (Jim Milks)
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    Scrabble value of S1I1M3P3L1E1

    The value of this 6-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

    Anagrams of SIMPLE

    What do you get if you rearrange the letters?

    • IMPELS
    • MESPIL

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