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Synonyms for plainly

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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"

    Synonyms:
    plain, ostensibly, manifestly, patently, simply, seemingly, on the face of it, evidently, apparently, obviously

  2. plainly, simply(adverb)

    in a simple manner; without extravagance or embellishment

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

    Synonyms:
    just, plain, but, manifestly, simply, patently, evidently, apparently, obviously, only, merely

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    clearly, bluntly, simply, frankly, openly, clear

How to pronounce plainly?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
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Veena
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How to say plainly in sign language?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#43but
#65only
#109just
#907clear
#1305simply
#2463clearly
#3226plain
#4395apparently
#4417obviously
#5564merely
#12018seemingly
#13398frankly
#14213openly
#17985evidently
#22432plainly
#34143ostensibly
#44224patently
#50596manifestly
#51264bluntly

How to use plainly in a sentence?

  1. William Shakespeare:

    An honest tale speeds best, being plainly told.

  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. Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott:

    Plainly, this monster should not have been in our community, he shouldn't have been allowed into the country. He shouldn't have been out on bail. He shouldn’t have been with a gun and he shouldn’t have become radicalized.

  4. James K. Polk:

    The Constitution itself, plainly written as it is, the safeguard of our federative compact, the offspring of concession and compromise, binding together in the bonds of peace and union this great and increasing family of free and independent States, will be the chart by which I shall be directed.

  5. Stephen Miller:

    Fundamentally, you're still going to have the same basic policy outcome for the country, these plainly-worded statements, made in the months leading up to and contemporaneous with the signing of the Executive Order, and, in many cases, made by the Executive himself, betray the Executive Order's stated secular purpose.


Translations for plainly

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

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

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