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1. foreground

noun. ['ˈfɔrˌgraʊnd'] the part of a scene that is near the viewer.

Synonyms

  • panorama
  • prospect
  • view
  • vista
  • aspect

Antonyms

  • disesteem
  • arrive
  • unbalance
  • refrain

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Words that Rhyme with Foreground

  • background
  • battleground
  • campground
  • confound
  • earthbound
  • eastbound
  • electrosound
  • fairground
  • foxhound
  • greyhound
  • hidebound
  • homebound
  • horehound
  • merry-go-round
  • outbound
  • playground
  • runaround
  • snowbound
  • southbound
  • spellbound

Example sentences of the word foreground


1. Noun, singular or mass
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Quotes containing the word foreground


1. Every philosophy is a foreground philosophy — that is a hermit's judgment: "There is something arbitrary in his stopping here to look back and look around, in his not digging deeper here but laying his spade aside; there is also something suspicious about it."Every philosophy also conceals a philosophy; every opinion is also a hideout, every word also a mask.
- Friedrich Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil

2. foreground

verb. ['ˈfɔrˌgraʊnd'] move into the foreground to make more visible or prominent.

Synonyms

  • play up
  • set off
  • bring out
  • spotlight

Antonyms

  • play down
  • end
  • keep quiet
  • hide

3. foreground

noun. ['ˈfɔrˌgraʊnd'] (computer science) a window for an active application.

Synonyms

  • CRT screen
  • window

Antonyms

  • esteem
  • respect
  • exclude
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