English adverb: simply
|1.||simply and nothing more|
|Samples||I was merely asking.|
It is simply a matter of time.
Just a scratch.
He was only a child.
Hopes that last but a moment.
|Synonyms||but, just, merely, only|
|Samples||I just can't take it anymore.|
He was just grand as Romeo.
It's simply beautiful!.
|Domain usage||intensifier, intensive|
|3.||simply absolutely; altogether; really|
|Samples||We are simply broke.|
|4.||simply in a simple manner; without extravagance or embellishment|
|Samples||She was dressed plainly.|
They lived very simply.