1. (v. i.) To lament; to bewail; to complain.

2. (v. t.) To lament; to mourn over; as, to plain a loss.

3. (superl.) Without elevations or depressions; flat; level; smooth; even. See Plane.

4. (superl.) Open; clear; unencumbered; equal; fair.

5. (superl.) Not intricate or difficult; evident; manifest; obvious; clear; unmistakable.

6. (superl.) Void of extraneous beauty or ornament; without conspicuous embellishment; not rich; simple.

7. (superl.) Not highly cultivated; unsophisticated; free from show or pretension; simple; natural; homely; common.

8. (superl.) Free from affectation or disguise; candid; sincere; artless; honest; frank.

9. (superl.) Not luxurious; not highly seasoned; simple; as, plain food.

10. (superl.) Without beauty; not handsome; homely; as, a plain woman.

11. (superl.) Not variegated, dyed, or figured; as, plain muslin.

12. (superl.) Not much varied by modulations; as, a plain tune.

13. (adv.) In a plain manner; plainly.

14. (a.) 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.

15. (n.) A field of battle.

16. (v.) To plane or level; to make plain or even on the surface.

17. (v.) To make plain or manifest; to explain.

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