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. One of these is context. –  by
  2. By its logic, both the complex and the elements are isolated from an historic context.... – John Dewey's logical theory by Delton Thomas Howard
  3. 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