Found 3 items, similar to plain.
English → Indonesian
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English → English
adj 1: clearly apparent or obvious to the mind or senses; “the
effects of the drought are apparent to anyone who sees
the parched fields”
; “evident hostility”
; “patent advantages”
; “made his meaning
; “it is plain that he is no reactionary”
2: not elaborate or elaborated; simple; “plain food”
; “stuck to
the plain facts”
; “a plain blue suit”
; “a plain
rectangular brick building”
3: lacking patterns especially in color [syn: unpatterned
4: not mixed with extraneous elements; “plain water”
; “not an unmixed blessing”
5: free from any effort to soften to disguise; “the plain and
; “the unvarnished candor of old people
6: lacking embellishment or ornamentation; “a plain hair
; “unembellished white walls”
architecture featuring stark unornamented concrete”
7: lacking stylistic embellishment; “a literal description”
“wrote good but plain prose”
; “a plain unadorned account
of the coronation”
; “a forthright unembellished style”
8: comprehensible to the general public; “written for the
popular press in plain nontechnical language”
9: lacking in physical beauty or proportion; “a homely child”
“several of the buildings were downright homely”
; “a plain
girl with a freckled face”
adv : unmistakably (`plain' is often used informally for
`plainly'); “the answer is obviously wrong”
; “she was
in bed and evidently in great pain”
; “he was manifestly
too important to leave off the guest list”
; “it is all
; “she has apparently been living
here for some time”
; “I thought he owned the property,
but apparently not”
; “You are plainly wrong”
; “he is
n 1: extensive tract of level open land; “they emerged from the
woods onto a vast open plain”
; “he longed for the fields
of his youth”
2: a basic knitting stitch [syn: knit
, knit stitch
, plain stitch
v : express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness;
“My mother complains all day”
; “She has a lot to kick
, sound off
English → English
, v. t.
To lament; to mourn over; as, to plain a loss. [Archaic &
Poetic] --Sir J. Harrington.
, a. [Compar. Plainer
; superl. Plainest
level, flat, fr. L. planus, perhaps akin to E. floor. Cf.
level, a level surface.]
1. Without elevations or depressions; flat; level; smooth;
even. See Plane
The crooked shall be made straight, and the rough
places plain. --Isa. xl. 4.
2. Open; clear; unencumbered; equal; fair.
Our troops beat an army in plain fight. --Felton.
3. Not intricate or difficult; evident; manifest; obvious;
clear; unmistakable. “'T is a plain case.”
(a) Void of extraneous beauty or ornament; without
conspicious embellishment; not rich; simple.
(b) Not highly cultivated; unsophisticated; free from show
or pretension; simple; natural; homely; common.
“Plain yet pious Christians.”
--Hammond. “The plain
(c) Free from affectation or disguise; candid; sincere;
artless; honest; frank. “An honest mind, and plain.”
(d) Not luxurious; not highly seasoned; simple; as, plain
(e) Without beauty; not handsome; homely; as, a plain
(f) Not variegated, dyed, or figured; as, plain muslin.
(g) Not much varied by modulations; as, a plain tune.
, open battle; pitched battle. [Obs.]
(Mus.) Same as Plain song
(Naut.), a chart laid down on Mercator's
(a) One who practices plain dealing.
(b) A simpleton. [Obs.] --Shak.
. See under Dealing
(Join.), molding of which the surfaces are
, sewing of seams by simple and common
stitches, in distinct from fancy work, embroidery, etc.;
-- distinguished also from designing and fitting garments.
(a) The Gregorian chant, or canto fermo
; the prescribed
melody of the Roman Catholic service, sung in unison,
in tones of equal length, and rarely extending beyond
the compass of an octave.
(b) A simple melody.
, plainness or bluntness of speech.
Syn: Level; flat; smooth; open; artless; unaffected;
undisguised; frank; sincere; honest; candid; ingenuous;
unembellished; downright; blunt; clear; simple;
distinct; manifest; obvious; apparent. See Manifest
, v. i. [OE. playne, pleyne, fr. F. plaindre. See
To lament; to bewail; to complain. [Archaic & Poetic]
We with piteous heart unto you pleyne. --Chaucer.
In a plain manner; plainly. “To speak short and pleyn.”
--Chaucer. “To tell you plain.”
, n. [Cf. OF. plaigne, F. plaine. See Plain
1. Level land; usually, an open field or a broad stretch of
land with an even surface, or a surface little varied by
inequalities; as, the plain of Jordan; the American
plains, or prairies.
Descending fro the mountain into playn. --Chaucer.
Him the Ammonite
Worshiped in Rabba and her watery plain. --Milton.
2. A field of battle. [Obs.] --Arbuthnot.
Lead forth my soldiers to the plain. --Shak.
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Plained
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [Cf. Plane
1. To plane or level; to make plain or even on the surface.
We would rake Europe rather, plain the East.
2. To make plain or manifest; to explain.
What's dumb in show, I'll plain in speech. --Shak.