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similitude similarity or resemblance; likeness. [2 definitions]
simmer to undergo steady cooking near the boiling point. [4 definitions]
simmer down to reduce (a liquid) in volume by simmering. [2 definitions]
Simon a Hebrew name for the apostle Peter. [2 definitions]
simoniac one who is guilty of buying or selling ecclesiastic preferments, benefices, or sacraments.
Simon Legree in the mid-nineteenth-century novel Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe, a cruel overseer and slave dealer. [2 definitions]
simon-pure genuinely pure; authentic.
simony the purchase or sale of pardons, benefits, or the like, considered a sin.
simoom a hot turbulent wind carrying much sand, in the Arabian and Sahara deserts.
simpatico alike in temperament, tastes, or the like; compatible; congenial.
simper to smile in a silly or affected manner. [3 definitions]
simple made of only one part or thing; unmixed. [7 definitions]
simple fraction a fraction having whole numbers for both numerator and denominator.
simple fracture a bone fracture that does not tear through the skin or result in loose fragments.
simple-hearted lacking sophistication, guile, or artfulness.
simple interest interest computed on principal only, rather than on accrued interest plus principal. (Cf. compound interest.)
simple machine any of various devices that function in a manner basic to any machine, such as a lever, pulley, wedge, screw, or inclined plane.
simpleminded not complex or sophisticated. [3 definitions]
simple sentence a sentence that has only one clause, such as "Early in the morning we waited for the bus".
simpleton one who is silly, dull-witted, or easily tricked; fool.
simplicity the quality or condition or an instance of being simple. [3 definitions]