Meaning of ELEMENTARY in English


adj. Function: adjective

1 of, relating to, or dealing with the simplest principles of something FF1C; can't handle the most elementary decision-making FF1E;

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

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

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

Antonyms: advanced


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

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