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"
"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
Single peopleshouldn't look to simply survive the holidays, but rather, use the reflective time of the season to thrive.
But second-generation and third-generation leaders do not have such legitimacy. They are simply born with 'golden spoons' in their mouths.
The financials are outperforming the broader index simply because they had underperformed it in the past four days.
Hope doesn't come from calculating whether the good news is winning out over the bad. It's simply a choice to take action.
The components of anxiety, stress, fear, and anger do not exist independently of you in the world. They simply do not exist in the physical world, even though we talk about them as if they do.
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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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