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simpler, comparative; simplest, superlative;
  1. Easily understood or done; presenting no difficulty
    • - a simple solution
    • - camcorders are now so simple to operate
  2. Plain, basic, or uncomplicated in form, nature, or design; without much decoration or ornamentation
    • - a simple white blouse
    • - the house is furnished in a simple country style
  3. Used to emphasize the fundamental and straightforward nature of something
    • - the simple truth
  4. Composed of a single element; not compound

  5. Denoting a group that has no proper normal subgroup

  6. (of a leaf or stem) Not divided or branched

  7. (of a lens, microscope, etc.) Consisting of a single lens or component

  8. (in English grammar) Denoting a tense formed without an auxiliary, e.g., sang as opposed to was singing

  9. (of interest) Payable on the sum loaned only

  10. Of or characteristic of low rank or status; humble and unpretentious
    • - a simple Buddhist monk
  11. Of low or abnormally low intelligence

  1. A medicinal herb, or a medicine made from one
    • - the gatherers of simples

  1. any herbaceous plant having medicinal properties
  2. having few parts; not complex or complicated or involved; "a simple problem"; "simple mechanisms"; "a simple design"; "a simple substance"
  3. elementary: easy and not involved or complicated; "an elementary problem in statistics"; "elementary, my dear Watson"; "a simple game"; "found an uncomplicated solution to the problem"
  4. simpleton: a person lacking intelligence or common sense
  5. bare(a): apart from anything else; without additions or modifications; "only the bare facts"; "shocked by the mere idea"; "the simple passage of time was enough"; "the simple truth"
  6. childlike: exhibiting childlike simplicity and credulity; "childlike trust"; "dewy-eyed innocence"; "listened in round-eyed wonder"
  7. SIMPLE, the Session Initiation Protocol for Instant Messaging and Presence Leveraging Extensions, is an instant messaging (IM) and presence protocol suite based on Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) managed by the IETF. ...
  8. SiMPLE (a recursive acronym for SiMPLE Modular Programming Language & Environment) is a programming development system that was created to provide easy programming capabilities for everybody, especially non-professionals.
  9. Simplé is a commune in the Mayenne department in north-western France.
  10. In mathematics, the term simple is used to describe an algebraic structure which in some sense cannot be divided by a smaller structure of the same type. Put another way, an algebraic structure is simple if the kernel of every homomorphism is either the whole structure or a single element. ...
  11. Simple is the debut solo album by Oxford singer-songwriter Andy Yorke, released in 2008.
  12. In contemporary mereology, a simple is any thing that has no proper parts. Sometimes the term "atom" is used, although in recent years the term "simple" has become the standard.
  13. A preparation made from one plant, as opposed to something made from more than one plant; A simple or atomic proposition; To gather simples, ie, medicinal herbs; Free from duplicity; guileless, innocent, straightforward; Without ornamentation; plain; Undistinguished in social condition; of no ...
  14. (simples) That is easy to understand
  15. (Simples) Suit tiles other than terminals.
  16. (SIMPLES) Herbs or herbal remedies.
  17. (Simples) Tiles numbered two through eight.
  18. (simples) (n): medicine or medicament concocted of only one constituent, esp. of one herb or plant; hence, a plant or herb employed for medical purposes. In common use from c 1580 to 1750, chiefly in pl. ...
  19. (simples) a medicinal herb; a medicine made from a plant.
  20. Opposite of complex; straightforward.
  21. Normal, everyday, well-vinified table wine of straightforward character.
  22. Opposite of complex. Straightforward, inexpensive wines are often referred to as being simple. It is not a negative term when describing a £5 bottle of wine, but it's certainly an insult to a £20 bottle.
  23. The Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees (SIMPLE) is a retirement plan that can be offered by firms with 100 or fewer employees. ...
  24. Is the new password too small? This is controlled by 5 arguments minlen, dcredit, ucredit, lcredit, and ocredit. See the section on the arguments for the details of how these work and there defaults.
  25. adj. 1. (of an array) being of type simple-array. 2. (of a character) having no implementation-defined attributes, or else having implementation-defined attributes each of which has the null value for that attribute.