Definition for SIM'PLY

SIM'PLY, adv.

  1. Without art; without subtilty; artlessly; plainly. Subverting worldly strong and worldly wise / By simply meek. – Milton.
  2. Of itself; without addition; alone. They make that good or evil, which otherwise of itself were not simply the one nor the other. – Hooker.
  3. Merely; solely. Simply the thing I am / Shall make me live. – Shak.
  4. Weakly; foolishly.

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