The Word 'BACKGROUND'

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Meanings Of The Word 'Background'

Background (noun)

definition:
scenery hung at back of stage

Synonyms

Backdrop

Background (noun)

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

Background (noun)

definition:
a person's social heritage: previous experience or training

example:
"They are a lawyer with a sports background."

Background (noun)

definition:
information that is essential to understanding a situation or problem

example:
"The embassy filled them in on the background of the incident."

Background (noun)

definition:
the part of a scene or picture ,that lies behind objects in the foreground

example:
"We posed them against a background of rolling hills."

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Ground

Background (noun)

definition:
relatively unimportant or inconspicuous accompanying situation

example:
"When the rain came we could hear the sound of thunder in the background."

Background (noun)

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

example:
"they got a bad connection and could hardly hear one another over the background signals"

Background (noun)

definition:
the state of the environment in which a situation exists

Synonyms

Setting Scope

Background (verb)

definition:
to understate the importance or quality of

example:
"I unintentionally backgrounded the old data in my presentation."

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