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English

Etymology

From French simple, from Latin simplex

Pronunciation

Adjective

simple (comparative simpler, superlative simplest)

Positive
simple

Comparative
simpler

Superlative
simplest

  1. Having few parts or features; having no special features.
    • 2001, Sydney I. Landau, Dictionaries: The Art and Craft of Lexicography, Cambridge University Press (ISBN 0-521-78512-X), page 167,
      There is no simple way to define precisely a complex arrangement of parts, however homely the object may appear to be.
  2. (colloquial) Feeble-minded.
  3. (mathematics, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Having no normal subgroup.
  4. (mathematics, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Having no connected normal subgroup.

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Noun

Singular
simple

Plural
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Esperanto

Adverb

simple

  1. simply

French

Pronunciation

Adjective

simple (epicene, plural simples)

  1. simple
  2. one-way
    Un billet simple.
    A one-way ticket.

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Romanian

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [ˈsim.ple]

Adjective

simple

  1. feminine plural nominative form of [[simplu#Template:lang:ro|simplu]].
  2. feminine plural accusative form of [[simplu#Template:lang:ro|simplu]].
  3. neuter plural nominative form of [[simplu#Template:lang:ro|simplu]].
  4. neuter plural accusative form of [[simplu#Template:lang:ro|simplu]].

Spanish

Adjective

simple m. and f. (plural simples)

  1. simple
  2. mere, uncomplicated, easy
  3. single
  4. insipid

Noun

simple m. and f. (plural simples)

  1. simpleton, fool
  2. (pharmacology, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) simple

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