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See: Context Statement, Collective Noun, Reference Information, Contextual Information, Isolation.


  • (WordNet, 2009) ⇒
    • S: (n) context, linguistic context, context of use (discourse that surrounds a language unit and helps to determine its interpretation)
    • S: (n) context, circumstance, setting (the set of facts or circumstances that surround a situation or event) "the historical context"
    • Noun
      • 1. the text in which a word or passage appears and which helps ascertain its meaning
      • 2. the surroundings, circumstances, environment, background or settings which determine, specify, or clarify the meaning of an event.
        • 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