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simple
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 19
1. Single; not complex; not infolded or entangled; uncombined; not compounded; not blended with something else; not complicated; as, a simple substance; a simple idea; a simple sound; a simple machine; a simple problem; simple tasks.
2. Plain; unadorned; as, simple dress.
6. Direct; clear; intelligible; not abstruse or enigmatical; as, a simple statement; simple language.
8. Not luxurious; without much variety; plain; as, a simple diet; a simple way of living.
9. Humble; lowly; undistinguished.
10. Without subdivisions; entire; as, a simple stem; a simple leaf.
12. Homogenous.
13. Something not mixed or compounded.
14. A drawloom.
17. Consisting of a single individual or zooid; as, a simple ascidian; - opposed to compound.
18. A medicinal plant; - so called because each vegetable was supposed to possess its particular virtue, and therefore to constitute a simple remedy.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To gather simples, or medicinal plants.
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