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Synonyms for foreground
ˈfɔrˌgraʊnd, ˈfoʊr-fore·ground

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. foregroundnoun

    the part of a scene that is near the viewer

    Antonyms:
    background, downplay, play down

  2. foregroundverb

    (computer science) a window for an active application

    Antonyms:
    downplay, background, play down

  3. foreground, highlight, spotlight, play upverb

    move into the foreground to make more visible or prominent

    "The introduction highlighted the speaker's distinguished career in linguistics"

    Synonyms:
    cozy up, play up, sidle up, suck up, highlight, cotton up, spotlight, shine up

    Antonyms:
    play down, background, downplay

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  1. List of paraphrases for "foreground":

    forefront, fore, originals, close-up

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How to use foreground in a sentence?

  1. German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble:

    That is not in the foreground. What is in the foreground is what has been agreed last year must be implemented.

  2. Francis M. Faber Jr.:

    Photographers often speak of subjects in the 'foreground' of a landscape scene. Has any famous photographer ever dared to venture to refer to a five, six or more 'grounds' in one of their developments?

  3. Adrian Hogan:

    Once I drew on the coffee cup, I filmed it and rotated the coffee cup at the same time, so you have the panorama of the background and the coffee cup in the foreground.

  4. Constantin Stanislavski:

    We have as many planes of speech as does a painting planes of perspective which create perspective in a phrase. The most important word stands out most vividly defined in the very foreground of the sound plane. Less important words create a series of deeper planes.

  5. Sachin Tendulkar:

    Any active sportsman has to be very focused; you've got to be in the right frame of mind. If your energy is diverted in various directions, you do not achieve the results. I need to know when to switch on and switch off: and the rest of the things happen around that. Cricket is in the foreground, the rest is in the background.

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