Synonyms and Antonyms for background

1. background (n.)

a person's social heritage: previous experience or training

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2. background (n.)

information that is essential to understanding a situation or problem

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3. background (n.)

the part of a scene (or picture) that lies behind objects in the foreground

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4. background (n.)

relatively unimportant or inconspicuous accompanying situation

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5. background (n.)

extraneous signals that can be confused with the phenomenon to be observed or measured

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6. background (n.)

the state of the environment in which a situation exists

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7. background (v.)

understate the importance or quality of

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8. background (n.)

scenery hung at back of stage

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9. background (n.)

(computer science) the area of the screen in graphical user interfaces against which icons and windows appear

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