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Synonyms and Antonyms of background

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background

synonym (synonym of background)

  • (noun.cognition)
    the part of a scene (or picture) that lies behind objects in the foreground (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    information that is essential to understanding a situation or problem (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.event)
    extraneous signals that can be confused with the phenomenon to be observed or measured (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.state)
    the state of the environment in which a situation exists (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    (computer science) the area of the screen in graphical user interfaces against which icons and windows appear (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    scenery hung at back of stage (noun.artifact)
     
  • (verb.change)
    understate the importance or quality of (verb.change)
     

antonym (antonym of background)

hypernym (background IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • (computer science) the area of the screen in graphical user interfaces against which icons and windows appear (noun.artifact)
    the display that is electronically created on the surface of the large end of a cathode-ray tube (noun.artifact)
     
  • a person's social heritage: previous experience or training (noun.attribute)
    any attribute or immaterial possession that is inherited from ancestors (noun.attribute)
     
  • extraneous signals that can be confused with the phenomenon to be observed or measured (noun.event)
    electrical or acoustic activity that can disturb communication (noun.event)
     
  • information that is essential to understanding a situation or problem (noun.cognition)
    knowledge acquired through study or experience or instruction (noun.cognition)
     
  • relatively unimportant or inconspicuous accompanying situation (noun.event)
    an event or situation that happens at the same time as or in connection with another (noun.event)
     
  • scenery hung at back of stage (noun.artifact)
    the painted structures of a stage set that are intended to suggest a particular locale (noun.artifact)
     
  • the part of a scene (or picture) that lies behind objects in the foreground (noun.cognition)
    the visual percept of a region (noun.cognition)
     
  • the state of the environment in which a situation exists (noun.state)
    the totality of surrounding conditions (noun.state)
     
  • understate the importance or quality of (verb.change)
    to stress, single out as important (verb.communication)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF background relation)

  • extraneous signals that can be confused with the phenomenon to be observed or measured (noun.event)
    extraneous noise contaminating sound measurements that cannot be separated from the desired signal (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    radiation coming from sources other than those being observed (noun.event)
     
  • the state of the environment in which a situation exists (noun.state)
    the setting for a narrative or fictional or dramatic account (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    a setting in which something can be displayed to best effect (noun.state)
     
  • understate the importance or quality of (verb.change)
    dismiss as insignificant (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    play down or obscure (verb.communication)
     

derivation (.... is derived from background)

  • information that is essential to understanding a situation or problem (noun.cognition)
    a press conference or interview in which a government official explains to reporters the background of an action or policy (noun.communication)
     
  • relatively unimportant or inconspicuous accompanying situation (noun.event)
    understate the importance or quality of (verb.change)
     
  • the state of the environment in which a situation exists (noun.state)
    of or relating to scope (adj.pert)
     
  • understate the importance or quality of (verb.change)
    relatively unimportant or inconspicuous accompanying situation (noun.event)
     

domain category (background is domain category of ....)

  • (computer science) the area of the screen in graphical user interfaces against which icons and windows appear (noun.artifact)
    the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures (noun.cognition)
     
synonym antonym hypernym hyponym derivation domain category ground background knowledge background signal scope desktop screen background foreground highlight play up spotlight scene scenery crt screen screen heritage inheritance background noise ground noise background radiation canvas show window showcase backgrounder downplay scopal computer science computing

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