French translation of 'simply'
- (= straightforwardly)
⇒ State your objections simply and clearly.
Formulez vos objections simplement et clairement.
⇒ This puts the matter somewhat too simply.
C'est une manière un peu trop simple de présenter les choses.
- (= just)
⇒ Simply dial the number and give us your order.
Composez simplement le numéro et passez votre commande.
- (= absolutely)
⇒ The play was simply marvellous.
La pièce était tout simplement merveilleuse.
⇒ It's simply not possible.
Ça n'est tout simplement pas possible.
- (= without fuss)
⇒ He dressed simply and led a quiet life.
Il s'habillait simplement et menait une vie calme.
Example Sentences Including 'simply'
Too much knowledge was destroyed when the Palace burnt, and more has been lost besides, simply by the march of time.LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2001)
Perhaps I'd thought that these canvases were simply fantastic designs.THE EXECUTION (2002)
He had been able to convince himself for months that his association with Mistress Heaner was simply a ploy.TREASON KEEP (2001)
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'simply' in Other Languages
- Arabic: بِبَسَاطَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: simplesmente
- Chinese: 简单地
- Croatian: jednostavno
- Czech: prostě
- Danish: simpelthen
- Dutch: kortweg
- European Spanish: simplemente
- Finnish: yksinkertaisesti
- French: simplement
- German: einfach
- Greek: απλά
- Italian: semplicemente
- Japanese: 簡単に
- Korean: 간단히
- Norwegian: ukomplisert
- Polish: po prostu
- Portuguese: simplesmente
- Romanian: cu simplitate
- Russian: просто
- Spanish: simplemente
- Swedish: helt enkelt
- Thai: อย่างง่ายๆ
- Turkish: basitçe
- Ukrainian: просто спростити
- Vietnamese: giản dị
Translation of simply from the Collins English to French Dictionary