1. Extensive tract of level open land (synset 109416498)
    "they emerged from the woods onto a vast open plain"; "he longed for the fields of his youth"
  2. A basic knitting stitch made by putting the needle through the front of the stitch from the lefthand side (synset 103630435)
  1. Unmistakably (`plain' is often used informally for `plainly') (synset 400039730)
    "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"
  1. Clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment (synset 301622528)
    "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"; "a palpable lie"
  2. Not elaborate or elaborated;
    Simple (synset 301796420)
    "plain food"; "stuck to the plain facts"; "a plain blue suit"; "a plain rectangular brick building"
  3. Lacking patterns especially in color (synset 301790415)
  4. Not mixed with extraneous elements (synset 301913300)
    "plain water"; "sheer wine"; "not an unmixed blessing"
  5. Free from any effort to soften to disguise (synset 300769226)
    "the plain and unvarnished truth"; "the unvarnished candor of old people and children"
  6. Lacking embellishment or ornamentation (synset 300060864)
    "a plain hair style"; "unembellished white walls"; "functional architecture featuring stark unornamented concrete"
  7. Lacking in physical beauty or proportion (synset 300170694)
    "a homely child"; "several of the buildings were downright homely"; "a plain girl with a freckled face"
  1. Express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness (synset 200909100)
    "My mother complains all day"; "She has a lot to kick about"

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