English to English
1. unmistakably (`plain' is often used informally for `plainly')
the answer is obviously wrong|she was in bed and evidently in great pain|he was manifestly too important to leave off the guest list|it is all patently nonsense|she has apparently been living here for some time|I thought he owned the property, but apparently not|You are plainly wrong|he is plain stubborn
2. in a simple manner; without extravagance or embellishment
she was dressed plainly|they lived very simply
3. In a plain manner; clearly.