plain

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Definizione monolingua plain


plain


Verb

plain (third-person singular simple present plains, present participle plaining, simple past and past participle plained)


  1. (now rare, poetic) To lament, bewail.
    • Alfred Edward Housman, More Poems, XXV, lines 5-9
      Then came I crying, and to-day,
      With heavier cause to plain,
      Depart I into death away,
      Not to be born again.
Noun

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  1. An expanse of land with relatively low relief.
    • 1961, J. A. Philip. Mimesis in the Sophistês of Plato. In: Proceedings and Transactions of the American Philological Association 92. p. 467.
      For Plato the life of the philosopher is a life of struggle towards the goal of knowledge, towards “searching the heavens and measuring the plains, in all places seeking the nature of everything as a whole”
  2. (obsolete) A plane.
Adjective

plain (comparative plainer, superlative plainest)


  1. (now rare, regional) Flat, level. [from 14th c.]
  2. Ordinary; lacking adornment or ornamentation; unembellished. [from 14th c.]
    He was dressed simply in plain black clothes.
  3. Evident to ones senses or reason; manifest, obvious, clear, unmistakable. [from 14th c.]
    • 1843, Thomas Carlyle, Past and Present, book 2, ch. XV, Practical — Devotional
      In fact, by excommunication or persuasion, by impetuosity of driving or adroitness in leading, this Abbot, it is now becoming plain everywhere, is a man that generally remains master at last.
  4. Downright; total, unmistakable (as intensifier). [from 14th c.]
    His answer was just plain nonsense.
  5. Honest and without deception; candid, open; blunt. [from 14th c.]
    Let me be plain with you: I dont like her.
  6. Simple in habits or qualities; unsophisticated, not exceptional, ordinary. [from 16th c.]
    Theyre just plain people like you or me.
  7. Not unusually beautiful; unattractive. [from 17th c.]
    Throughout high school she worried that she had a rather plain face.
  8. (of food) Having only few ingredients, or no additional ingredients or seasonings; not elaborate, without toppings or extras. [from 17th c.]
    Would you like a poppy bagel or a plain bagel?
  9. (computing) Containing no extended or nonprinting characters (especially in plain text). [from 20th c.]
Adverb

plain (not comparable)


  1. (colloquial) Simply
    It was just plain stupid.
    I plain forgot.


Definizione italiano>inglese plain

pianura
  an expanse of land with relatively low relief
  Estenso tratto di terra senza alberi con un vegetazione di arbusti, generalmente di bassa elevazione.
  An extensive, broad tract of level or rolling, almost treeless land with a shrubby vegetation, usually at a low elevation.
piano
distinto
divulgativo
  Semplice, di facile comprensione.
lamentarsi
  Esprimere lamentele, scontento, dispiacere o infelicità.
  To state complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness.
monocolore
  Avente un solo colore.
  Having only one color.
monocromatico
  Avente un solo colore.
  Having only one color.
pari
  Senza variazioni di altitudine.
  Having no variations in altitude.
protestare
  Esprimere lamentele, scontento, dispiacere o infelicità.
  To state complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness.
reclamare
  Esprimere lamentele, scontento, dispiacere o infelicità.
  To state complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness.
semplice
  ordinary; lacking adornment or ornamentation
unicolore
  Avente un solo colore.
  Having only one color.
appianare
campo
chiaramente
chiaro
comune
dritto
espresso
evidente
facile
francamente
franco
landa
liscio
modesto
nudo
ordinario
ovvio
piana
piatto
prateria
puro
scialb
semplicemente
sincero
trasparente
uniforme
valle

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