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el·e·men·ta·ry

elementary

 
 
pronunciation:
e l men t ri [or] e l men tri
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having to do with the most basic or simplest parts of something.
Learning the alphabet is an elementary part of reading and writing.
synonyms:
basic
definition 2: having to do with early education.
Reading and arithmetic are part of elementary education.
synonyms:
primary
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