What does Simply mean?

Definitions for Simply
ˈsɪm pliSim·p·ly

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. merely, simply, just, only, butadverb

    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, simplyadverb

    absolutely

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

  3. simplyadverb

    absolutely; altogether; really

    "we are simply broke"

  4. plainly, simplyadverb

    in a simple manner; without extravagance or embellishment

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

Wiktionary

  1. simplyadverb

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

  2. simplyadverb

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

  3. simplyadverb

    merely; solely.

    I was simply asking a question.

  4. simplyadverb

    absolutely, positively.

    That was a simply wonderful dessert.

  5. simplyadverb

    Frankly.

    Simply, he just fired you.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Simplyadverb

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

  2. Simplyadverb

    plainly; without art or subtlety

  3. Simplyadverb

    weakly; foolishly

Editors Contribution

  1. simplyadverb

    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

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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. Timothy Massad:

    The notion that we don't care about big banks and the risks they pose I find simply isn't true.

  2. Kyle Bass:

    The companies that are expanding patents by simply changing the dosage or the way they are packaging something are going to get knee capped.

  3. Mitch McConnell:

    For the brave men and women of the United States armed forces, failure is simply not an option, so when it’s our turn in Congress to have their backs, failure is not an option either. I would urge my colleagues to support this legislation one more time.

  4. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:

    I pay no attention whatever to anybody's praise or blame. I simply follow my own feelings.

  5. James Arthur Baldwin:

    To defend one's self against fear is simply to ensure that one will, one day, be conquered by it fears must be faced.

Images & Illustrations of Simply

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