lain, plaain, plai, plaiin, plaim, plainn, plani, plian, pllain, pplain
Plain — synonyms, plain antonyms, definition
1. plain (a) archaic
above-board absolute abstemious actual apparent articulate artless ascetic astringent audible austere axiomatic bald bare barren base blunt bold bona fide broad • • •
2. plain (Noun) archaic
champaign expanse field flatland knit knit stitch level mesa plain stitch plateau prairie
plain (Noun) — Extensive tract of level open land.
ex. "they emerged from the woods onto a vast open plain"
plain (Noun) — A basic knitting stitch.
7 types of
dry land earth ground knitting stitch land solid ground terra firma
Moorland Nullarbor Plain Olympia Serengeti Serengeti Plain Steppe flat flood plain floodplain llano moor peneplain peneplane snowfield tundra
3. plain (Adjective) archaic
spare unhandsome unmingled unmistakeable unornamented unpatterned
plain (Adjective) — Clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment.
ex. "made his meaning plain" ex. "it is plain that he is no reactionary" ex. "in plain view"
plain (Adjective) — Not elaborate or elaborated; simple.
ex. "plain food" ex. "stuck to the plain facts" ex. "a plain blue suit" ex. "a plain rectangular brick building"
plain (Adjective) — Lacking patterns especially in colour.
plain (Adjective) — Not mixed with extraneous elements.
ex. "plain water"
plain (Adjective) — Without modification, esp. without any attempt to soften or disguise.
ex. "the plain and unvarnished truth"
plain (Adjective) — Lacking embellishment or ornamentation.
ex. "a plain hair style"
plain (Adjective) — Lacking in physical beauty or proportion.
ex. "a plain girl with a freckled face"
4. plain (Verb) archaic
complain kick kvetch moan quetch sound off
plain (Verb) — Express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness.
Crab backbite beef bellyache bemoan bewail bitch bleat chunter croak deplore gnarl gripe grizzle grouch grouse grumble hen-peck holler inveigh • • •
5. plain (Adverb) archaic
apparently clearly evidently manifestly obviously obvs patently plainly
plain (Adverb) — Unmistakably; visibly clear; in an evident manner.
ex. "he is plain stubborn"