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1. context

noun. ['ˈkɑːntɛkst'] discourse that surrounds a language unit and helps to determine its interpretation.

Synonyms

  • discourse
  • linguistic context

Antonyms

  • bad weather

Etymology

  • contextus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Context

  • affixed
  • akst
  • angst
  • anikst
  • annexed
  • annexed
  • axed
  • axt
  • bakst
  • baxt
  • betwixt
  • blixt
  • boxed
  • climaxed
  • coaxed
  • datext
  • faxed
  • flexed
  • flummoxed
  • hext

How do you pronounce context?

Pronounce context as ˈkɑntɛkst.

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Sentences with context


1. Noun, singular or mass
They will learn new vocabulary in the context of full, appropriate statements and requests.

Quotes about context


1. There is something really horrific for any human being who feels he is being consumed by other people. I'm talking about a writer's critics, who don't address what you've written, but want to probe into your existence and magnify the trivia of your life without any sense of humor, without any sense of context.
- Wole Soyinka

2. I am incapable of conceiving infinity, and yet I do not accept finity. I want this adventure that is the context of my life to go on without end.
- Simone de Beauvoir, La Vieillesse

3. Now, Richard Pryor was unique. Many misunderstood his humor. He lit up the hallway, but they didn't understand his use of profanity. He didn't use it just to be using it; he used it in the context of his satire.
- Bill Cosby

2. context

noun. ['ˈkɑːntɛkst'] the set of facts or circumstances that surround a situation or event.

Synonyms

  • conditions
  • setting
  • environment

Etymology

  • contextus (Latin)
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