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Synonyms for simply
ˈsɪm pli

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

    Synonyms:
    solely, plainly, hardly, alone, barely, exclusively, only if, but, only, entirely, just, scarce, just now, merely, precisely, only when, exactly, scarcely

  2. just, simply(adverb)

    absolutely

    "I just can't take it anymore"; "he was just grand as Romeo"; "it's simply beautiful!"

    Synonyms:
    just, barely, just now, merely, scarcely, plainly, exactly, but, precisely, scarce, hardly, only

  3. simply(adverb)

    absolutely; altogether; really

    "we are simply broke"

    Synonyms:
    only, but, plainly, merely, just

  4. plainly, simply(adverb)

    in a simple manner; without extravagance or embellishment

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

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

Wiktionary

  1. simply(adverb)

    Antonyms:
    complexly

  2. simply(adverb)

    Antonyms:
    complexly

  3. simply(adverb)

    Antonyms:
    complexly

  4. simply(adverb)

    I was simply asking a question.

    Antonyms:
    complexly

  5. simply(adverb)

    That was a simply wonderful dessert.

    Antonyms:
    complexly

  6. simply(adverb)

    Simply, he just fired you.

    Antonyms:
    complexly

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. simply(ad.)

    Synonyms:
    plainly, artlessly, sincerely, truly

  2. simply(ad.)

    Synonyms:
    merely, barely, solely, of itself

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    merely, just, simple, only, easy, mere, purely, solely, easily, plainly, alone, straightforward, downright

How to pronounce simply?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say simply in sign language?

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How to use simply in a sentence?

  1. Bert Vogelstein:

    The first step is simply recognizing these enemies exist.

  2. Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon:

    Scotland has women leaders in every walk of life. It is 2016. This is simply indefensible.

  3. Horace Bushnell:

    If you had the seeds of pestilence in your body you would not have a more active contagion that you have in your tempers, tastes, and principles. Simply to be in this world, whatever you are, is to exert an influence, compared with which mere language and persuasion are feeble.

  4. Angela Merkel:

    We need to talk to China to ensure that companies do not simply give up all data that is used to the Chinese state.

  5. Chuzy:

    Sometimes,PERSEVERANCE could simply mean EXTENDING YOUR IRRELEVANCE


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