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

2 senses of foreground

Sense 1
foreground -- (the part of a scene that is near the viewer)
       => view, aspect, prospect, scene, vista, panorama -- (the visual percept of a region; "the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views")

Sense 2
foreground -- ((computer science) a window for an active application)
       => window -- ((computer science) a rectangular part of a computer screen that contains a display different from the rest of the screen)

Antonyms of verb foreground

1 sense of foreground

Sense 1
foreground, highlight, spotlight, play up -- (move into the foreground to make more visible or prominent; "The introduction highlighted the speaker's distinguished career in linguistics")
       Antonym of background (Sense 1)
      => background, play down, downplay -- (understate the importance or quality of; "he played down his royal ancestry")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb foreground

1 sense of foreground

Sense 1
foreground, highlight, spotlight, play up -- (move into the foreground to make more visible or prominent; "The introduction highlighted the speaker's distinguished career in linguistics")
       => bring out, set off -- (direct attention to, as if by means of contrast; "This dress accentuates your nice figure!"; "I set off these words by brackets")

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