English to Binisaya - Cebuano Dictionary and Thesaurus.

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plain : bunayag (n.); lunlon (adj.); yano (adj.)

Glosses: (~ related words)
n. (object)1. champaign, field, plainextensive tract of level open land.; "they emerged from the woods onto a vast open plain"; "he longed for the fields of his youth"
~ olympiaa plain in Greece in the northwestern Peloponnese; the chief sanctuary of Zeus and the site of the original Olympian Games.
~ nullarbor plaina vast arid plain of southern Australia stretching inland from the Great Australian Bight; has sparse vegetation and no surface water and is almost uninhabited; the site of a major rocket research center.
~ serengeti, serengeti plaina vast plain in Tanzania to the west of the Great Rift Valley known for its wildlife.
~ flata level tract of land.; "the salt flats of Utah"
~ flood plain, floodplaina low plain adjacent to a river that is formed chiefly of river sediment and is subject to flooding.
~ dry land, ground, solid ground, terra firma, earth, landthe solid part of the earth's surface.; "the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land"; "the earth shook for several minutes"; "he dropped the logs on the ground"
~ llanoan extensive grassy and nearly treeless plain (especially in Latin America).
~ moorland, mooropen land usually with peaty soil covered with heather and bracken and moss.
~ peneplain, peneplanea more or less level land surface representing an advanced stage of erosion undisturbed by crustal movements.
~ snowfielda permanent wide expanse of snow.
~ steppeextensive plain without trees (associated with eastern Russia and Siberia).
~ tundraa vast treeless plain in the Arctic regions where the subsoil is permanently frozen.
n. (artifact)2. knit, knit stitch, plain, plain stitcha basic knitting stitch.
~ knitting stitcha stitch taken in knitting.
v. (communication)3. complain, kick, kvetch, plain, quetch, sound offexpress complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness.; "My mother complains all day"; "She has a lot to kick about"
~ hen-peck, nag, peckbother persistently with trivial complaints.; "She nags her husband all day long"
~ backbite, bitchsay mean things.
~ grizzle, yammer, yawp, whinecomplain whiningly.
~ gnarl, grumble, murmur, mutter, croakmake complaining remarks or noises under one's breath.; "she grumbles when she feels overworked"
~ grouch, grumble, scoldshow one's unhappiness or critical attitude.; "He scolded about anything that he thought was wrong"; "We grumbled about the increased work load"
~ protestutter words of protest.
~ repineexpress discontent.
~ beef, bellyache, bitch, gripe, grouse, squawk, holler, crabcomplain.; "What was he hollering about?"
~ inveigh, railcomplain bitterly.
~ bemoan, bewail, deplore, lamentregret strongly.; "I deplore this hostile action"; "we lamented the loss of benefits"
~ reportcomplain about; make a charge against.; "I reported her to the supervisor"
~ bleattalk whiningly.
adj. 4. apparent, evident, manifest, patent, plain, unmistakableclearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment.; "the effects of the drought are apparent to anyone who sees the parched fields"; "evident hostility"; "manifest disapproval"; "patent advantages"; "made his meaning plain"; "it is plain that he is no reactionary"; "in plain view"
~ obviouseasily perceived by the senses or grasped by the mind.; "obvious errors"
adj. 5. plainnot elaborate or elaborated; simple.; "plain food"; "stuck to the plain facts"; "a plain blue suit"; "a plain rectangular brick building"
~ unadorned, undecoratednot decorated with something to increase its beauty or distinction.
~ austere, stark, severe, sternseverely simple.; "a stark interior"
~ mere, simple, bareapart from anything else; without additions or modifications.; "only the bare facts"; "shocked by the mere idea"; "the simple passage of time was enough"; "the simple truth"
~ chastepure and simple in design or style.; "a chaste border of conventionalized flowers"
~ dry(of food) eaten without a spread or sauce or other garnish.; "dry toast"; "dry meat"
~ dryhaving no adornment or coloration.; "dry facts"; "rattled off the facts in a dry mechanical manner"
~ featurelesslacking distinguishing characteristics or features.; "the featureless landscape of the steppe"
~ homelyplain and unpretentious.; "homely truths"; "letters to his son full of homely advice"; "homely fare"
~ inelaborate, unelaboratenot elaborate; lacking rich or complex detail.
~ literalavoiding embellishment or exaggeration (used for emphasis).; "it's the literal truth"
~ simpleunornamented.; "a simple country schoolhouse"; "her black dress--simple to austerity"
~ tailored, trimseverely simple in line or design.; "a neat tailored suit"; "tailored curtains"
~ vanillaplain and without any extras or adornments.; "the most common type of bond is the straight or plain vanilla bond"; "the basic car is known as the vanilla version"
~ unpretentiouslacking pretension or affectation.; "an unpretentious country church"; "her quiet unpretentious demeanor"
~ unrhetoricalnot rhetorical.
~ simplehaving few parts; not complex or complicated or involved.; "a simple problem"; "simple mechanisms"; "a simple design"; "a simple substance"
adj. 6. plain, unpatternedlacking patterns especially in color.
~ solid-colored, solid-colouredhaving the same color all over.
adj. 7. plain, sheer, unmingled, unmixednot mixed with extraneous elements.; "plain water"; "sheer wine"; "not an unmixed blessing"
~ purefree of extraneous elements of any kind.; "pure air and water"; "pure gold"; "pure primary colors"; "the violin's pure and lovely song"; "pure tones"; "pure oxygen"
adj. 8. plain, unvarnishedfree from any effort to soften to disguise.; "the plain and unvarnished truth"; "the unvarnished candor of old people and children"
~ directstraightforward in means or manner or behavior or language or action.; "a direct question"; "a direct response"; "a direct approach"
adj. 9. bare, plain, spare, unembellished, unornamentedlacking embellishment or ornamentation.; "a plain hair style"; "unembellished white walls"; "functional architecture featuring stark unornamented concrete"
~ unadorned, undecoratednot decorated with something to increase its beauty or distinction.
adj. 10. homely, plainlacking in physical beauty or proportion.; "a homely child"; "several of the buildings were downright homely"; "a plain girl with a freckled face"
~ unattractivelacking beauty or charm.; "as unattractive as most mining regions"
adv. 11. apparently, evidently, manifestly, obviously, patently, plain, plainlyunmistakably (`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 patently nonsense"; "she has apparently been living here for some time"; "I thought he owned the property, but apparently not"; "You are plainly wrong"; "he is plain stubborn"
~ colloquialisma colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech.