Plain

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Plain->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ plain
plain
table-land
face of the country
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ open country
open country
champaign country
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ basin
basin
downs
waste
weary waste
desert
wild
steppe
pampas
savanna
prairie
heath
common
wold
veldt
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ moor
moor
moorland
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ bush
bush
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ plateau
plateau
&c.(level) 213
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ campagna
campagna
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ alkali flat
alkali flat
llano
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ mesa
mesa
mesilla
=>(U.S.)
playa
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ shaking prairie
shaking prairie
trembling prairie
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ vega
vega
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ meadow
meadow
mead
haugh
pasturage
park
field
lawn
green
plat
plot
grassplat
greensward
sward
turf
sod
heather
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ lea
lea
ley
lay
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ grounds
grounds
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ maidan
maidan
agostadero
PARAG:Plain->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ champaign
champaign
alluvial
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ campestral
campestral
campestrial
campestrian
campestrine

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • plain — plain …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • plain — plain, aine 1. (plin, plè n ) adj. 1°   Qui est sans inégalités, uni. •   Si le pays est bossu ou plain, couvert de bois ou découvert, VAUBAN. Dîme, p. 223. •   Des cascades dans des lieux plains et sablonneux, J. J. ROUSS. Hél. IV, 11.… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Plain — Plain, a. [Compar. {Plainer}; superl. {Plainest}.] [F., level, flat, fr. L. planus, perhaps akin to E. floor. Cf. {Llano}, {Piano}, {Plan}, {Plane} level, a level surface.] 1. Without elevations or depressions; flat; level; smooth; even. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • plain — PLAIN, [pl]aine. adj. Il signifie proprement, Qui est uni, plat, & sans inegalitez: & il reçoit divers sens selon les divers substantifs, ausquels il se joint. Ainsi on dit, qu Une maison est en plain champ, en plaine campagne, pour dire, qu Elle …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • plain — plain1 [plān] adj. [OFr < L planus, flat, level < IE base * plā , broad, flat > FLOOR, FIELD] 1. Obs. flat; level; plane 2. free from obstructions; open; clear [in plain view] 3. clearly understood; evident; obvious [to make one s meani …   English World dictionary

  • plain — adj 1 plane, flat, *level, even, smooth, flush Antonyms: solid 2 clear, distinct, obvious, *evident, manifest, patent, apparent, palpable Analogous words: *clear, lucid, perspicuous: *explicit, express, definite, specific, categorical Antonyms:… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • plain — [adj1] clear, obvious apparent, audible, big as life*, broad, comprehensible, definite, distinct, evident, legible, lucid, manifest, open, open and shut*, palpable, patent, talking turkey*, transparent, understandable, visible; concepts… …   New thesaurus

  • Plain — Plain, n. [Cf. OF. plaigne, F. plaine. See {Plain}, a.] 1. Level land; usually, an open field or a broad stretch of land with an even surface, or a surface little varied by inequalities; as, the plain of Jordan; the American plains, or prairies.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Plain — Plain, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Plained}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Plaining}.] [Cf. {Plane}, v.] 1. To plane or level; to make plain or even on the surface. [R.] [1913 Webster] We would rake Europe rather, plain the East. Wither. [1913 Webster] 2. To make… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Plain — ist der Name folgender Personen: Honest John Plain Maria Plain sowie des Adelsgeschlechts: Grafen von Plain Plain ist ein Ortsname: Plain (Wisconsin) Diese Seite ist eine …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Plain — Plain, adv. In a plain manner; plainly. To speak short and pleyn. Chaucer. To tell you plain. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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