Meaning of ELEMENTARY in English

ELEMENTARY

adjective

1.

of, relating to, or dealing with the simplest principles of something

can't handle the most elementary decision-making

Synonyms: basal, beginning, elemental, rudimental, rudimentary, simplest

Related Word: introductory, prefatory, preliminary; easy, simple; rude, unsubtle

Contrasted words: complex, complicated, elaborate, intricate, labyrinthine; sophisticated

Antonyms: advanced

2.

Synonyms: elemental 1, basic, essential, fundamental, primitive, substratal, underlying

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