Synonyms for background
This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term background.
a person's social heritage: previous experience or training
"he is a lawyer with a sports background"
the part of a scene (or picture) that lies behind objects in the foreground
"he posed her against a background of rolling hills"
screen background, setting, ground, priming coat, primer, background signal, soil, undercoat, basis, solid ground, dry land, primer coat, footing, land, priming, backcloth, background knowledge, scope, reason, flat coat, backdrop, desktop, earth, terra firma
background, background knowledgenoun
information that is essential to understanding a situation or problem
"the embassy filled him in on the background of the incident"
background, background signalnoun
extraneous signals that can be confused with the phenomenon to be observed or measured
"they got a bad connection and could hardly hear one another over the background signals"
relatively unimportant or inconspicuous accompanying situation
"when the rain came he could hear the sound of thunder in the background"
setting, background, scopenoun
the state of the environment in which a situation exists
"you can't do that in a university setting"
place setting, screen background, scene, compass, ground, telescope, background signal, circumstance, reach, cathode-ray oscilloscope, ambit, setting, range, mise en scene, oscilloscope, backcloth, background knowledge, scope, mount, orbit, backdrop, desktop, context, stage setting
background, desktop, screen backgroundnoun
(computer science) the area of the screen in graphical user interfaces against which icons and windows appear
backdrop, background, backclothverb
scenery hung at back of stage
background, play down, downplayverb
understate the importance or quality of
"he played down his royal ancestry"
List of paraphrases for "background":
context, backdrop, backgrounds, historic, substantive, fund, historical, history, basic, ambient, origin, reminder, merits, reference, basis, general, contextual, bottom, base, historique, recall, information, record, environment, origins, substance, core, light, framework
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How to use background in a sentence?
Jason Brian Dalton had passed a background check, and was a driver-partner with Uber, we have reached out to the police to help with their investigation in any way that we can.
I'm not doing that to be cute, we have very, very strong background checks right now. But we have, sort of, missing areas, areas that don't complete the whole circle. And we're looking at different things, and I have to tell you that it is a mental problem.
We have come through a strange cycle in programming, starting with the creation of programming itself as a human activity. Executives with the tiniest smattering of knowledge assume that anyone can write a program, and only now are programmers beginning to win their battle for recognition as true professionals. Not just anyone, with any background, or any training, can do a fine job of programming. Programmers know this, but then why is it that they think that anyone picked off the street can do documentation? One has only to spend an hour looking at papers written by graduate students to realize the extent to which the ability to communicate is not universally held. And so, when we speak about computer program documentation, we are not speaking about the psychology of computer programming at all - except insofar as programmers have the illusion that anyone can do a good job of documentation, provided he is not smart enough to be a programmer.
He loved working, but he loved being in the background.
We knew he had been married previously. But he told us that she had died during a car accident. There's a big difference between a car crash and a car falling on you, i think if my sister had known the complete background on this guy, she never would have been with him.
Translations for background
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- заден план, фонBulgarian
- fons, antecedents, bagatgeCatalan, Valencian
- Schreibtischhintergrund, HintergrundGerman
- segundo plano, fondo, antecedente, formaciónSpanish
- پسزمینه, پس زمینهPersian
- tausta, taustakuva, taustatieto, historia, taustaväriFinnish
- historique, arrière-plan, tâche de fond, en arrière-plan, fond, fond d'écran, passé, milieu, antécédents, histoireFrench
- cùl-fhiosrachadhScottish Gaelic
- խորք, նախագիտելիքArmenian
- antefatto, secondo piano, storia, bagaglio culturale, istruzione, sfondo, sottofondo, retaggio, legato, formazione, in sordinaItalian
- 背景, バックグラウンドJapanese
- 예비지식, 배경, 백그라운드, 바탕색Korean
- drugi plan, doświadczenie, tapeta, kontekst, dalszy plan, tłoPolish
- instrução, experiência, histórico, segundo plano, antecedente, plano de fundo, formação, fundoPortuguese
- образование, предпосылка, происхождение, задний план, подготовка, подоплёка, предыстория, контекст, бэкграунд, фон, фоновый режимRussian
- pretpovijest, kontekstSerbo-Croatian
- skrivbordsbakgrund, bakgrund, bakgrundsbildSwedish
- پس منظر کےUrdu
- cơ sở, bối cảnh, hình nền, nềnVietnamese
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