from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The part of a text or statement that surrounds a particular word or passage and determines its meaning.
- n. The circumstances in which an event occurs; a setting.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The surroundings, circumstances, environment, background or settings that determine, specify, or clarify the meaning of an event or other occurrence.
- n. The text in which a word or passage appears and which helps ascertain its meaning.
- n. The surroundings and environment in which an artifact is found and which may provide important clues about the artifact's function and/or cultural meaning.
- n. The trama or flesh of a mushroom.
- v. To knit or bind together; to unite closely.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Knit or woven together; close; firm.
- n. The part or parts of something written or printed, as of Scripture, which precede or follow a text or quoted sentence, or are so intimately associated with it as to throw light upon its meaning.
- transitive v. To knit or bind together; to unite closely.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To knit together; connect.
- Knit or woven together; close; firm.
- n. Texture; specifically, the entire text or connected structure of a discourse or writing.
- n. . Less properly, the parts of a writing or discourse which precede or follow, and are directly connected with, some other part referred to or quoted.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. discourse that surrounds a language unit and helps to determine its interpretation
- n. the set of facts or circumstances that surround a situation or event
Let's put this simple plan in context: is it worth doing?
If it is not obvious by now, I like to put these verses in context from the King James version ….
They are helpful when it comes to spotting egregious errors, but often fail to spot homophones, as these words are only incorrect in context, and context is something that Word et al do not do well.
RE: To refute yet another bombastic talking point, however: that figure, in context, is a long-term projection, based on present economic conditions.
To refute yet another bombastic talking point, however: that figure, in context, is a long-term projection, based on present economic conditions.
Egocentric, in context, is usually not an accusation, but an observation.
What Davies says, in context, is most certainly something non-theists would support.
Of course “right” in this context is anything with which I agree.
I think the use of that word in this context is the WEAKEST term one can appropriately use to describe the sort of dealings that brought about this crisis.
Needless to say, the primary meaning of “racism” in this context is the expression of negative opinions about Islam.