Simply meaning

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Simply is defined as done in a plain or simple way, or completely.

An example of simply as an adverb is making a quilt with only a few stiches; I simply made this quilt with only a few stitches.

An example of simply as an adverb is to really like everything about something; I simply love that gown!

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In a simple manner; with simplicity.
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Merely; only; just.

Simply trying to help.

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Absolutely; completely.

I was simply furious.

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(manner) In a simple way or state; considered in or by itself; without addition; alone.
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(focus) Merely; solely.

I was simply asking a question.

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That was a simply wonderful dessert.

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(speech act) Frankly.

Simply, he just fired you.

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Not wisely or sensibly; foolishly.
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Merely; only.

It is simply a matter of time.

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Absolutely; altogether.

Simply delicious.

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Frankly; candidly.

You are, quite simply, the best candidate for the job.

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Origin of simply

  • simple +"Ž -ly

    From Wiktionary