Elementary Definition

ĕlə-mĕntə-rē, -trē
Webster's New World
Of first principles, rudiments, or fundamentals; introductory; basic; simple.
Webster's New World
Of, relating to, or involving the fundamental or simplest aspects of a subject.
An elementary problem in statistics.
American Heritage
Of or having to do with the formal instruction of children in basic subjects.
Elementary education.
Webster's New World
Of or relating to an elementary school or elementary education.
The elementary grades; elementary teachers.
American Heritage

Origin of Elementary

  • From Middle French élémentaire.

    From Wiktionary

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