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. Luciano Coutinho:

    There are doubts whether consultations for new loans will recover or simply stabilize - the fact here is that they have finally stopped falling.

  2. Jennifer Shu:

    In moderation, it's never 'there's just one good food or perfect food or one bad food you have to avoid.' You have to know juice's place in the healthy diet, we prefer simply to let parents make their own decision about that.

  3. Mwanandeke Kindembo:

    Asking for advice on important matter, simply means that you don't want to do it in the first place.

  4. Huckabee Sanders:

    We left on very good terms and wish her the best and certainly hope for great things for her in the future, however, it's not uncommon that you might have a transition when a new administration comes in and it's simply nothing more than that.

  5. Andrew Ceresney:

    Simply put, Mickelson made money that wasn't his to make.

Images & Illustrations of Simply

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