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synonyms for contexts

  • background
  • situation
  • text
  • ambience
  • conditions
  • connection
  • lexicon
  • relation
  • substance
  • vocabulary
  • frame of reference
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No gravel-tempered sherds occur in contexts that can positively be dated prior to 1675.
NORTH DEVON POTTERY AND ITS EXPORT TO AMERICA IN THE 17TH CENTURYC. MALCOLM WATKINS
The latest occurrence of gravel-tempered wares is in contexts of the early and middle 18th century.
NORTH DEVON POTTERY AND ITS EXPORT TO AMERICA IN THE 17TH CENTURYC. MALCOLM WATKINS
But not only is soke the commoner, it is also the wider word; we can not substitute sake for it in all contexts.
DOMESDAY BOOK AND BEYONDFREDERIC WILLIAM MAITLAND
Such words as a charter has about consent may occur in two different contexts.
DOMESDAY BOOK AND BEYONDFREDERIC WILLIAM MAITLAND
Sarcey has used the phrase so often, and in so many contexts, that it is impossible to tie him down to any strict definition.
PLAY-MAKINGWILLIAM ARCHER
Nursing is a professional service offered in social contexts, most often in bureaucratically organized health services.
NURSING AS CARINGANNE BOYKIN
He has quoted his enemies' mistakes without their excuses, their texts without their contexts.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 153, NOV. 28, 1917VARIOUS
In such contexts, only cowards can wish dishonour borne and indignation unrevealed.
OLIVER GOLDSMITHE. S. LANG BUCKLAND
Unfortunately, however, as Kant in certain contexts is clearly aware, time also belongs to the realities perceived.
KANT'S THEORY OF KNOWLEDGEHAROLD ARTHUR PRICHARD
Two of these have counterparts from early 17th-century contexts at Jamestown.
THE CULTURAL HISTORY OF MARLBOROUGH, VIRGINIAC. MALCOLM WATKINS
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