Associations to the word «Context»


CONTEXT, noun. The surroundings, circumstances, environment, background or settings that determine, specify, or clarify the meaning of an event or other occurrence.
CONTEXT, noun. ​ (linguistics) The text in which a word or passage appears and which helps ascertain its meaning.
CONTEXT, noun. (archaeology) The surroundings and environment in which an artifact is found and which may provide important clues about the artifact's function and/or cultural meaning.
CONTEXT, noun. (mycology) The trama or flesh of a mushroom.
CONTEXT, verb. (obsolete) To knit or bind together; to unite closely.
CONTEXT, adjective. (obsolete) Knit or woven together; close; firm.
CONTEXT MENU, noun. (computing) (graphical user interface) A context-sensitive menu.
CONTEXT MENUS, noun. Plural of context menu

Dictionary definition

CONTEXT, noun. Discourse that surrounds a language unit and helps to determine its interpretation.
CONTEXT, noun. The set of facts or circumstances that surround a situation or event; "the historical context".

Wise words

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