What does plainly mean?

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plain·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. obviously, evidently, manifestly, patently, apparently, plainly, plain(adverb)

    unmistakably (`plain' is often used informally for `plainly')

    "the answer is obviously wrong"; "she was in bed and evidently in great pain"; "he was manifestly too important to leave off the guest list"; "it is all patently nonsense"; "she has apparently been living here for some time"; "I thought he owned the property, but apparently not"; "You are plainly wrong"; "he is plain stubborn"

  2. plainly, simply(adverb)

    in a simple manner; without extravagance or embellishment

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

Wiktionary

  1. plainly(Adverb)

    In a plain manner; simply; basically.

    She decorated the room plainly but neatly.

  2. plainly(Adverb)

    Obviously; clearly.

    You will see that ours is plainly the better method.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Plainly(adverb)

    in a plain manner; clearly

How to pronounce plainly?

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    Daniel
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    British
    Karen
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    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of plainly in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of plainly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of plainly in a Sentence

  1. Yvette Monet:

    Resort fees are plainly stated on our hotel reservations websites, prior to a guest making a reservation, information about the fees is also stated by our reservation agents when a guest makes a reservation over the telephone.

  2. Mao Zedong:

    Revolution is not a dinner party, not an essay, nor a painting, nor a piece of embroidery it cannot be advanced softly, gradually, carefully, considerately, respectfully, politely, plainly and modestly.

  3. Marquis de Sade:

    It is certain that stealing nourishes courage, strength, skill, tact, in a word, all the virtues useful to a republican system and consequently to our own. Lay partiality aside, and answer me: is theft, whose effect is to distribute wealth more evenly, to be branded as a wrong in our day, under our government which aims at equality? Plainly, the answer is no.

  4. Fumio Kishida:

    Considering our country's policy and stance toward nuclear (weapons) including the three non-nuclear principles, it is plainly inconceivable (for the Japanese military) to transport nuclear (weapons).

  5. Jim Ambrose:

    I think there is a resilience gene. There are so many times when I could have packed it in, or subsisted on scraps. Or I could have chosen girlfriends who were bad for me or cruel or abusive, but I didn't, i need for them to see me as plainly and clearly as they possibly can. I need unequivocal visibility from my sexual partner.

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Translations for plainly

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • yksinkertaisesti, selvästi, ilmiselvästiFinnish
  • clairement, simplementFrench
  • தெளிவாகTamil

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