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Synonyms for context
ˈkɒn tɛkst

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. context, linguistic context, context of use(noun)

    discourse that surrounds a language unit and helps to determine its interpretation

    Synonyms:
    inscribed, sculptured, engraved, sculpted, graven, etched, incised

    Antonyms:
    uncarved

  2. context, circumstance, setting(noun)

    the set of facts or circumstances that surround a situation or event

    "the historical context"

    Synonyms:
    idiosyncrasy, foible, mannerism, affectation, affectedness, pose, airs

Wiktionary

  1. context(noun)

    Antonyms:
    isolation

  2. context(noun)

    In what context did your attack on him happen? - We had a pretty tense relationship at the time, and when he insulted me I snapped.

    Antonyms:
    isolation

  3. context(noun)

    Antonyms:
    isolation

  4. context(noun)

    Antonyms:
    isolation

  5. context(noun)

    Antonyms:
    isolation

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. context

    Synonyms:
    tenor, treatment, texture, composition, matter

    Antonyms:
    text, quotation, citation, passage, extract

Editors Contribution

  1. backstory

    knowledge/intentions before

    Submitted by rinat on September 10, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. context(n.)

    Synonyms:
    words immediately preceding or following

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How to use context in a sentence?

  1. Ehsan Sehgal:

    In the context of the juridical doctrine that what is in favour stays transparent justice; conversely, what is not favourable becomes injustice.

  2. Kim Cobb:

    It would take centuries to a millennium to accomplish that kind of change with natural causes. This, in that context, is a dizzying pace.

  3. Anwar Gargash:

    Mogherini's Guardian op-ed lacks context and understanding of Iran's regional and aggressive policy and sectarian overtones that have polarized the Middle East her task of 'regional cooperative framework' must evolve from a clear understanding of Iran's interventionist and sectarian foreign policy and ensuing polarization.

  4. Los Angeles Dodgers:

    When I look at the numbers in that context, it kind of baffles you and is kind of cartoonish, it does n’t ever seem like the right decision to go take the ball from Clayton.

  5. John Nicholson:

    But that's not something we're looking at right now in this context.

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