Definition of simple sentence in English:

simple sentence


  • A sentence consisting of only one clause, with a single subject and predicate.

    • ‘Most Syriac nominal sentences are not simple sentences; rather, they are complex sentences involving extrapositions.’
    • ‘Individuals who use run-on sentences with no subordination, or who use only simple sentences, produce monotonous writing.’
    • ‘You can use connectives on complex sentences just as you can on simple sentences.’
    • ‘A simple sentence consists of one main clause or principal clause.’
    • ‘Soon, I knew enough nouns and verbs to understand the gist of simple sentences.’