Example of a simple sentence: The cat ate dinner.
The definition of a simple sentence is a basic sentence with one independent clause.
An example of a simple sentence is, "The cat ate dinner."
Gram. a sentence consisting of a single independent clause (Ex: The dog barked loudly)
A sentence having no coordinate or subordinate clauses, as The cat purred.
(plural simple sentences)
- (grammar) A sentence that contains one independent clause and no dependent clause. Compare compound sentence.