HyperDic: plainly

English > 2 senses of the word plainly:
ADVERBallplainly, obviously, evidently, manifestly, patently, apparently, plainunmistakably ('plain' is often used informally for 'plainly')
allplainly, simplyin a simple manner
plainly > pronunciation
Soundspley'nliy
Rhymesably ... zealously: 1543 rhymes with liy...
English > plainly: 2 senses > adverb 1
Meaningunmistakably ('plain' is often used informally for 'plainly').
Example "You are plainly wrong"
Synonymsobviously, evidently, manifestly, patently, apparently, plain
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Spanishaparentemente, claramente, claro, evidentemente, manifiestamente, obviamente, patentemente
Catalanevidentment, manifestament, òbviament
Adjectivesplainclearly / clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment
English > plainly: 2 senses > adverb 2
MeaningIn a simple manner; without extravagance or embellishment.
Example"she was dressed plainly"
Synonymsimply
Spanishclaramente, sencillamente, simplemente

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