simple sentence

simple sentence
a sentence having no coordinate clauses or subordinate clauses
Hypernyms: ↑sentence

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  • simple sentence — n. Gram. a sentence consisting of a single independent clause (Ex: The dog barked loudly) …   English World dictionary

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  • simple sentence — sentence that has only one subject and one predicate (Grammar) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • simple sentence — a sentence having only one clause, as I saw her the day before yesterday. Cf. complex sentence, compound complex sentence, compound sentence. * * * …   Universalium

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  • simple sentence — noun A sentence that contains one independent clause and no dependent clause. Compare compound sentence …   Wiktionary

  • simple sentence — noun a sentence consisting of only one clause, with a single subject and predicate …   English new terms dictionary

  • simple sentence — /sɪmpəl ˈsɛntəns/ (say simpuhl sentuhns) noun a sentence with only one clause …   Australian English dictionary

  • Sentence — Sen tence, n. [F., from L. sententia, for sentientia, from sentire to discern by the senses and the mind, to feel, to think. See {Sense}, n., and cf. {Sentiensi}.] 1. Sense; meaning; significance. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Tales of best sentence and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sentence — 1. Many users of this book will have been taught that a sentence is a group of words that makes complete sense, contains a main verb, and when written begins with a capital letter and ends with a full stop (or a question mark if it is a question… …   Modern English usage