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synonym (synonym of plain)

antonym (antonym of plain)

  • (verb.communication)
    become cheerful (verb.communication)
     
  • (adj.all)
    having patterns (especially colorful patterns) (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    not plain; decorative or ornamented (adj.all)
     

also (also)

  • (adj.all)
    not decorated with something to increase its beauty or distinction (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    lacking pretension or affectation (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    not rhetorical (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    having few parts; not complex or complicated or involved (adj.all)
     

similar (similar with plain)

  • clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment (adj.all)
    easily perceived by the senses or grasped by the mind (adj.all)
     
  • free from any effort to soften to disguise (adj.all)
    straightforward in means or manner or behavior or language or action (adj.all)
     
  • lacking embellishment or ornamentation (adj.all)
    not decorated with something to increase its beauty or distinction (adj.all)
     
  • lacking in physical beauty or proportion (adj.all)
    lacking beauty or charm (adj.all)
     
  • lacking patterns especially in color (adj.all)
    having the same color all over (adj.all)
     
  • not elaborate or elaborated; simple (adj.all)
    severely simple (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    apart from anything else; without additions or modifications (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    pure and simple in design or style (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    (of food) eaten without a spread or sauce or other garnish (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    lacking distinguishing characteristics or features (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    plain and unpretentious (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    not elaborate; lacking rich or complex detail (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    avoiding embellishment or exaggeration (used for emphasis) (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    unornamented (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    severely simple in line or design (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    plain and without any extras or adornments (adj.all)
     
  • not mixed with extraneous elements (adj.all)
    free of extraneous elements of any kind (adj.all)
     

hypernym (plain IS A KIND OF .... relation)

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF plain relation)

  • express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness (verb.communication)
    bother persistently with trivial complaints (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    say mean things (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    complain whiningly (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    make complaining remarks or noises under one's breath (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    show one's unhappiness or critical attitude (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    utter words of protest (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    express discontent (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    complain (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    complain bitterly (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    regret strongly (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    complain about; make a charge against (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    talk whiningly (verb.communication)
     
  • extensive tract of level open land (noun.object)
    a level tract of land (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    a low plain adjacent to a river that is formed chiefly of river sediment and is subject to flooding (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    an extensive grassy and nearly treeless plain (especially in Latin America) (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    open land usually with peaty soil covered with heather and bracken and moss (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    a more or less level land surface representing an advanced stage of erosion undisturbed by crustal movements (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    a permanent wide expanse of snow (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    extensive plain without trees (associated with eastern Russia and Siberia) (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    a vast treeless plain in the Arctic regions where the subsoil is permanently frozen (noun.object)
     

instance hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF plain relation (represent specific [usually real-world] instances of something))

  • (noun.location)
    a plain in Greece in the northwestern Peloponnese; the chief sanctuary of Zeus and the site of the original Olympian Games (noun.location)
     
  • (noun.location)
    a vast arid plain of southern Australia stretching inland from the Great Australian Bight; has sparse vegetation and no surface water and is almost un more.. (noun.location)
     
  • (noun.location)
    a vast plain in Tanzania to the west of the Great Rift Valley known for its wildlife (noun.location)
     

pertainym (of or pertaining to (meaning relating to))

  • unmistakably (`plain' is often used informally for `plainly') (adv.all)
    easily perceived by the senses or grasped by the mind (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment (adj.all)
     

derivation (.... is derived from plain)

  • a basic knitting stitch (noun.artifact)
    make (textiles) by knitting (verb.creation)
     
  • clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment (adj.all)
    the property of being easy to see and understand (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    the property of being apparent (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    clarity as a consequence of being perspicuous (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    your basis for belief or disbelief; knowledge on which to base belief (noun.cognition)
     
  • (verb.change)
    come into sight or view (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.perception)
    seem to be true, probable, or apparent (verb.perception)
     
  • express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness (verb.communication)
    an expression of grievance or resentment (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    informal terms for objecting (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person given to excessive complaints and crying and whining (noun.person)
     
  • lacking embellishment or ornamentation (adj.all)
    the appearance of being plain and unpretentious (noun.attribute)
     
  • lacking in physical beauty or proportion (adj.all)
    an appearance that is not attractive or beautiful (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    having a drab or dowdy quality; lacking stylishness or elegance (noun.attribute)
     

domain usage (plain is used in .... domain)

  • unmistakably (`plain' is often used informally for `plainly') (adv.all)
    a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech (noun.communication)
     
synonym antonym also similar hypernym hyponym instance hyponym champaign field knit knit stitch complain kick cheer cheer up chirk up patterned fancy unadorned undecorated unpretentious unrhetorical simple unadorned undecorated unattractive direct obvious solid-colored knitting stitch dry land earth ground flat flood plain llano moor peneplain peneplane olympia nullarbor plain serengeti

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