elementary
playSimple Definition of elementary

: basic and simple : involving the simplest parts of a subject

: of or relating to elementary school
Examples of elementary in a sentence
He is lacking even the most elementary notions of fairness.
The researchers made an elementary error.
He has an elementary understanding of calculus.
14th Century
First Known Use of elementary
14th century
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ELEMENTARY Defined for Kids
elementary
playDefinition of elementary for Students
1 : relating to the beginnings or simplest principles of a subject <elementary arithmetic>
2 : relating to or teaching the basic subjects of education <elementary school>
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