Uncomplicated; taken by itself, with nothing added. (adjective)
Without ornamentation; plain. (adjective)
Free from duplicity; guileless, innocent, straightforward. (adjective)
Undistinguished in social condition; of no special rank. (adjective)
Trivial; insignificant. (adjective)
Feeble-minded; foolish. (adjective)
Consisting of one single substance; uncompounded. (adjective)
Of a group: having no normal subgroup. (adjective)
Not compound, but possibly lobed. (adjective)
A preparation made from one plant, as opposed to something made from more than one plant. (noun)
A simple or atomic proposition (noun)
To gather simples, ie, medicinal herbs. (verb)
Examples of word simple
Having confused physical with linguistic or expressive facts, and observing that, in the order of ideas, the simple precedes the complex, they necessarily ended by thinking that _the smaller_ physical facts were _the more simple_.
Commerce, III, 4, I, even the simple bankrupt in contradistinction to the fraudulent bankrupt is punished, and every person unable to pay his debts is declared a _simple_ bankrupt, who, among other things, has made excessive household expenses, or lost considerable sums by play etc.
"And, like a great many other simple but important processes, rare just because it _is so simple_," remarked Maurice, with great justice.
II. i.39 (123,2) [without you were so simple, none else would] None else would _be so simple_.