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General dictionaries General (35 matching dictionaries)
  1. plain, plain, plain: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  2. plain: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  3. plain: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. plain: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  5. plain, plain, plain: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  6. plain: Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary, 11th Edition [home, info]
  7. Plain, plain: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. plain: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Plain: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. plain: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. plain: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. plain: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. plain: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. plain (adj.), plain (n.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. Plain, plain: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. plain: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. plain: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  18. Plain (disambiguation), Plain (geography), Plain (landform), Plain, The Plain (West Point), The Plain (band), The Plain (disambiguation), The Plain: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. Plain: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. plain: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. plain: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. plain: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. plain: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. plain: All About Homonyms [home, info]
  25. Plain: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898) [home, info]
  26. Plain: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  27. plain: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  28. plain: Hutchinson Dictionaries [home, info]
  29. plain: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  30. plain: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  31. Plain, plain: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  32. plain: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  33. plain: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Plain: Epicurus.com Tea Glossary [home, info]
  2. Plain: Epicurus.com Spirits Glossary [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Plain (geography), Plain (landform), plain: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. PLAIN: Free On-line Dictionary of Computing [home, info]
  2. Plain (geography), Plain (landform), plain: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. plain: Sound Alike Words [home, info]
  2. PLAIN, plain: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  3. Plain (geography), Plain (landform), plain: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. plain: Sound-Alike Words [home, info]
  2. PLAIN: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  3. PLAIN: Tea Terms [home, info]
  4. plain: Idioms [home, info]

Religion dictionaries Religion (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Plain: Easton Bible [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. plain: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (1 matching dictionary)
  1. PLAIN: Lake and Water Word Glossary [home, info]

Quick definitions from Macmillan (
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Quick definitions from WordNet (plain)

noun:  extensive tract of level open land ("They emerged from the woods onto a vast open plain")
noun:  a basic knitting stitch
verb:  express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness ("My mother complains all day")
adjective:  lacking patterns especially in color
adjective:  not elaborate or elaborated; simple ("Plain food")
adjective:  not mixed with extraneous elements ("Plain water")
adjective:  lacking embellishment or ornamentation ("A plain hair style")
adjective:  free from any effort to soften to disguise ("The plain and unvarnished truth")
adjective:  comprehensible to the general public ("Written for the popular press in plain nontechnical language")
adjective:  lacking stylistic embellishment ("Wrote good but plain prose")
adjective:  lacking in physical beauty or proportion ("A plain girl with a freckled face")
adjective:  clearly apparent or obvious to the mind or senses ("Made his meaning plain")
adverb:  unmistakably (`plain' is often used informally for `plainly') ("You are plainly wrong")
name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #16401)

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Phrases that include plain:   plain laid, plain stitch, plain tex, plain battle, plain molding, more...

Words similar to plain:   homely, unvarnished, apparent, apparently, champaign, complain, evident, evidently, field, kick, knit, kvetch, literal, manifest, manifestly, modest, obviously, patent, patently, plainer, more...

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