from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The part of a text or statement that surrounds a particular word or passage and determines its meaning.
- noun The circumstances in which an event occurs; a setting.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Texture; specifically, the entire text or connected structure of a discourse or writing.
- noun . Less properly, the parts of a writing or discourse which precede or follow, and are directly connected with, some other part referred to or quoted.
- Knit or woven together; close; firm.
- To knit together; connect.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The part or parts of something written or printed, as of Scripture, which precede or follow a text or quoted sentence, or are so intimately associated with it as to throw light upon its meaning.
- transitive verb obsolete To knit or bind together; to unite closely.
- adjective obsolete Knit or woven together; close; firm.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun The
surroundings, circumstances, environment, backgroundor settingsthat determine, specify, or clarify the meaning of an eventor other occurrence.
- noun linguistics The
textin which a wordor passageappears and which helps ascertainits meaning.
- noun archaeology The
surroundingsand environmentin which an artifactis found and which may provide important clues about the artifact's functionand/or cultural meaning.
- noun mycology The
tramaor fleshof a mushroom.
- verb obsolete To
knitor bindtogether; to uniteclosely.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun discourse that surrounds a language unit and helps to determine its interpretation
- noun the set of facts or circumstances that surround a situation or event
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
RE: To refute yet another bombastic talking point, however: that figure, in context, is a long-term projection, based on present economic conditions.
To refute yet another bombastic talking point, however: that figure, in context, is a long-term projection, based on present economic conditions.
If it is not obvious by now, I like to put these verses in context from the King James version ….
They are helpful when it comes to spotting egregious errors, but often fail to spot homophones, as these words are only incorrect in context, and context is something that Word et al do not do well.
Let's put this simple plan in context: is it worth doing?
Egocentric, in context, is usually not an accusation, but an observation.
What Davies says, in context, is most certainly something non-theists would support.
Of course “right” in this context is anything with which I agree.
I think the use of that word in this context is the WEAKEST term one can appropriately use to describe the sort of dealings that brought about this crisis.
Needless to say, the primary meaning of “racism” in this context is the expression of negative opinions about Islam.