simple sentence - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] linguistics  /ˌsɪmp(ə)l ˈsentəns/
singularsimple sentence
pluralsimple sentences
  1. a sentence consisting of one independent clause only. It usually has a subject and verb, and often an object or complement and one or more adjuncts. For example, ‘We played football in the rain all afternoon’ is a simple sentence.