sim·ply adverb \ˈsim-plē, for 1 also -pə-lē\
: nothing more than : only, merely, or just
: without any question
: in way that is clear and understandable
a : solely, merely <eats simply to keep alive> <simply cleaned it up and went to bed — Garrison Keillor>
b : really, literally <the concert was simply marvelous> —often used as an intensive <simply crawling with geniuses — F. Scott Fitzgerald>
Examples of SIMPLY
- Simply add water to the mix and stir.
- Simply click on the computer icon and follow the directions.
- If he continues to bother you, simply ignore him.
- You can order new checks simply by calling or going online.
- It is simply a matter of time before something goes wrong.
- The instructions are simply written.
- He lived simply on the farm.
- The diner is called simply “Joe's.”
- “Sorry, I can't help you,” he said simply.
- The problem, put simply, is money.
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