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"
"I just can't take it anymore"; "he was just grand as Romeo"; "it's simply beautiful!"
absolutely; altogether; really
"we are simply broke"
in a simple manner; without extravagance or embellishment
"she was dressed plainly"; "they lived very simply"
In a simple way or state; considered in or by itself; without addition; alone
Plainly; without art or subtlety; clearly; obviously; unquestionably.
I was simply asking a question.
That was a simply wonderful dessert.
Simply, he just fired you.
in a simple manner or state; considered in or by itself; without addition; along; merely; solely; barely
plainly; without art or subtlety
In a simple way or manner.
The systems were defined and created simply to ensure optimum efficiency.Submitted by MaryC on April 8, 2020
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Simply' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #533
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Simply' in Written Corpus Frequency: #823
Rank popularity for the word 'Simply' in Adverbs Frequency: #74
The numerical value of Simply in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of Simply in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Examples of Simply in a Sentence
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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- senzillament, simplementCatalan, Valencian
- sencillamente, simplementeSpanish
- به زبان سادهPersian
- secara sederhanaIndonesian
- in parole povere, semplicementeItalian
- intet mindre enn, ganske enkelt, rett og slettNorwegian
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