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Synonyms for simply
ˈsɪm plisim·p·ly

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  1. simplyadverb


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  4. simplyadverb

    I was simply asking a question.


  5. simplyadverb

    That was a simply wonderful dessert.


  6. simplyadverb

    Simply, he just fired you.


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  1. 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"

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

  2. just, simplyadverb


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

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

  3. simplyadverb

    absolutely; altogether; really

    "we are simply broke"

    only, but, plainly, merely, just

  4. plainly, simplyadverb

    in a simple manner; without extravagance or embellishment

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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. simplyadjective

    plainly, artlessly, sincerely, truly

  2. simplyadjective

    merely, barely, solely, of itself

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  1. Erma Bombeck:

    ... it's simply wrong to always order kids to stop that fighting. There are times when one child is simply defending his rights and damned well should be fighting.

  2. St, Elizabeth Ann Seton (1774-1821) Foundress of the Sisters of Charity, USA, Speech given in the Diocese of Baltimore:

    Live simply, so that all may simply live.

  3. Deacon Ken Bilgrien:

    We are simply doing something different this year... we are simply moving in a different direction.

  4. Nazma Khan:

    Our goal is to foster global religious tolerance and understanding through hijab awareness. Many women get discriminated (against) simply because they choose to wear the hijab, hopefully, this event will make people realize that women who wear the hijab are just like anyone else. They're not oppressed or are forced to wear it. They just simply want to follow their faith by being modest, just like Mary (mother of Jesus).

  5. Alabama Sen. Doug Jones:

    There will be so many who will simply look at what I'm doing today and say White House is a profile in courage, white House is not. White House is simply a matter of right and wrong. Where doing right is not a courageous act. It is simply following your oath.

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