Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun context

2 senses of context

Sense 1
context, linguistic context, context of use -- (discourse that surrounds a language unit and helps to determine its interpretation)
       => discourse -- (extended verbal expression in speech or writing)

Sense 2
context, circumstance, setting -- (the set of facts or circumstances that surround a situation or event; "the historical context")
       => environment -- (the totality of surrounding conditions; "he longed for the comfortable environment of his living room")

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