Definition of elementary
elementarilyplay \ˌe-lə-ˌmen-ˈter-ə-lē, -ˈmen-trə-lē\ adverb
elementarinessplay \ˌe-lə-ˈmen-tə-rē-nəs, -ˈmen-trē-\ noun
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.
First Known Use of elementary
ELEMENTARY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of elementary for English Language Learners
: basic and simple : involving the simplest parts of a subject
: of or relating to elementary school
ELEMENTARY Defined for Kids
Definition 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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