What does Simply mean?

Definitions for Simply
ˈsɪm pliSim·ply

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Simply.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. merely, simply, just, only, but(adverb)

    and nothing more

    "I was merely asking"; "it is simply a matter of time"; "just a scratch"; "he was only a child"; "hopes that last but a moment"

  2. just, simply(adverb)

    absolutely

    "I just can't take it anymore"; "he was just grand as Romeo"; "it's simply beautiful!"

  3. simply(adverb)

    absolutely; altogether; really

    "we are simply broke"

  4. plainly, simply(adverb)

    in a simple manner; without extravagance or embellishment

    "she was dressed plainly"; "they lived very simply"

Wiktionary

  1. simply(Adverb)

    In a simple way or state; considered in or by itself; without addition; alone

  2. simply(Adverb)

    Plainly; without art or subtlety; clearly; obviously; unquestionably.

  3. simply(Adverb)

    merely; solely.

    I was simply asking a question.

  4. simply(Adverb)

    absolutely, positively.

    That was a simply wonderful dessert.

  5. simply(Adverb)

    Frankly.

    Simply, he just fired you.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Simply(adverb)

    in a simple manner or state; considered in or by itself; without addition; along; merely; solely; barely

  2. Simply(adverb)

    plainly; without art or subtlety

  3. Simply(adverb)

    weakly; foolishly

Editors Contribution

  1. simply

    In a simple way or manner.

    The systems were defined and created simply to ensure optimum efficiency.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 8, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Simply' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #533

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Simply' in Written Corpus Frequency: #823

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Simply' in Adverbs Frequency: #74

How to pronounce Simply?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Simply in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Simply in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Simply in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Simply in a Sentence

  1. Chris Norman:

    I think as citizens, we need to really move forward and we need to take some of the responsibility for it, whether it is simply being more vigilant or by preparing yourself for action if ever you do find yourself in that situation.

  2. Mickey Mehta:

    Don't bargain and negotiate for everything in life. It may help build businesses but it may not work while building relationships. Give freely in relationships don't scrutinize, let go with love and simply MickeyMize.

  3. Eugene McCarthy:

    Saying we should keep the two-party political system simply because it is working is like saying the Titanic voyage was a success because a few people survived on life rafts.

  4. Anchor Don Lemon:

    This is what happens when the president of the United States, Donald Trump, repeatedly attacks members of the press simply for reporting facts he does not.

  5. Mickey Mehta:

    However hard you try one can never be a great Hindu, Muslim, Christian, or whatever. One can only be a great unbranded soul once the soul becomes refined, undefined. It simply dissolves its greatness into humility personified, ego neutralized, and gets eternally MickeyMized.

Images & Illustrations of Simply

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