What does the word context mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • The portions associated with a passage quoted; connection.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Contextual.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Contextly.

Usage examples for context

  1. There were a few lines of verse picked out of long poems, and violently forced from their context; and also a few facetious " Answers to Correspondents," mangled in the same way. – Prisoner for Blasphemy by G. W. [George William] Foote