What is the meaning of elementary?


  • Easy and not involved or complicated.
    • usage: "an elementary problem in statistics"; "elementary, my dear Watson"; "a simple game"; "found an uncomplicated solution to the problem"
  • Of or pertaining to or characteristic of elementary school or elementary education.
    • usage: "the elementary grades"; "elementary teachers"
  • Of or being the essential or basic part.
    • usage: "an elementary need for love and nurturing"
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