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(noun, verb, adj.)


There are 4 meanings of the word Context.

How to pronounce context:


Context - as a noun

Discourse that surrounds a language unit and helps to determine its interpretation

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
context of uselinguistic context

The set of facts or circumstances that surround a situation or event

Example: "The historical context"

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Hypernyms (Closely Related)
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Context - as a verb

To knit or bind together; to unite closely.

Context - as an adjective

Knit or woven together; close; firm.

Example Sentences

"The historical context of the novel helps to understand the characters' motivations."
"Without the proper context, it is difficult to interpret the meaning of this painting."
"She was able to infer the meaning of the word based on the context of the sentence."
"The politician's controversial statement was taken out of context by the media."
"In the context of our discussion, this point is irrelevant."
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Word Game Points

Is CONTEXT a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, context is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

CONTEXT has a SCRABBLE points total of 16.

Is CONTEXT a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, context is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
CONTEXT has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 18.

Is CONTEXT a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, context is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
CONTEXT has a WORDFEUD points total of 13.

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