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context

[ kon-tekst ]SEE DEFINITION OF context

Synonyms for context

  • background
  • situation
  • text
  • ambience
  • conditions
  • connection
  • lexicon
  • relation
  • substance
  • vocabulary
  • frame of reference
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONTEXT

In this context some discussions with Antiphon the sophist deserve record.

This is the rule of context, a fundamental rule of interpretation.

But the context showed that the writer was in deadly earnest.

Parliament, however, altered the law, but overlooked the context.

They were in reply to remarks of his own, and owed all their significance to the context.

It's a matter of taking what you want to prove out of context.

The explanation, however, is clear when the context is duly considered.

As a rule he can find out from the context which way the writer meant him to take.

So in the context of this love we can relax while we also exercise our care.

To separate parenthetical or intermediate expressions from the context.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., from Latin contextus "a joining together," originally past participle of contexere "to weave together," from com- "together" (see com-) + texere "to weave" (see texture).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CONTEXT

case

nouncircumstance, conditions

environment

nounsurroundings, atmosphere
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