for the sake of simplicity

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of for the sake of simplicity

: in order to make something simpler and easier
  • We have rounded off the numbers for the sake of simplicity.

Word by Word Definitions

sake play
  1. : end, purpose

  2. : the good, advantage, or enhancement of some entity (such as an ideal)

  3. : personal or social welfare, safety, or benefit

  1. : a Japanese alcoholic beverage of fermented rice often served hot

simplicity play
  1. : the state of being simple, uncomplicated, or uncompounded

  2. : lack of subtlety or penetration : innocence, naiveté

  3. : folly, silliness


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