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BACKGROUND

'BACKGROUND' is a 10 letter word starting with B and ending with D

Synonyms, crossword answers and other related words for BACKGROUND

We hope that the following list of synonyms for the word background will help you to finish your crossword today. We've arranged the synonyms in length order so that they are easier to find.

3 letter words

GYM - MAT - PIT

4 letter words

BACK - BASE - BOWL - FOIL - FORM - HALL - LINE - MOOD - PAST - PLAN - PLOT - REAR - RING - SITE - TONE - WALK

5 letter words

AGORA - ANGLE - ARENA - COLOR - FABLE - FIELD - FLOOR - FORUM - LISTS - MOTIF - MOUNT - PLACE - RANGE - SCENE - SLANT - STAGE - STORY - STYLE - THEME - TOPIC - TOUCH - TWIST

6 letter words

ACTION - CAMPUS - CANVAS - CIRCUS - COURSE - DESIGN - DETAIL - DEVICE - FAMILY - FIGURE - GROUND - LOCALE - MILIEU - MYTHOS - OFFING - SCHEME - SPHERE - SWITCH - UNSEEN

7 letter words

COCKPIT - CONTEXT - CULTURE - EPISODE - GIMMICK - HISTORY - HORIZON - PATTERN - PURLIEU - SCENERY - SETTING - STADIUM - SUBJECT - SUBPLOT - TERRAIN - THEATER

8 letter words

ARGUMENT - BACKDROP - BREEDING - BULL RING - COLISEUM - DISTANCE - INCIDENT - MOVEMENT - PLATFORM - PRACTICE - PRECINCT - SAGACITY - STAGE SET - TILTYARD - TRAINING

9 letter words

BACKSTAGE - BLASENESS - COLOSSEUM - GYMNASIUM - OBSCURITY - OPEN FORUM - PALAESTRA - PRACTISES - PRIZE RING - SEASONING - STRUCTURE - TEMPERING - UNNOTICED

10 letter words

ATMOSPHERE - AUDITORIUM - BACKGROUND - BEAR GARDEN - BOXING RING - CONTINUITY - DENOUEMENT - EXPERIENCE - HINTERLAND - HIPPODROME - LOCAL COLOR - PERIPETEIA - UPBRINGING

11 letter words

ANAGNORISIS - CATASTROPHE - CONTRIVANCE - CREDENTIALS - DEVELOPMENT - ENVIRONMENT - MARKETPLACE - MISE-EN-SCENE - PERIOD STYLE - RECOGNITION - THE DISTANCE - UNOBTRUSIVE

12 letter words

AMPHITHEATER - AMPHITHEATRE - ARCHITECTURE - COMPLICATION - PARADE GROUND - PUBLIC SQUARE - RISING ACTION - STAGE SETTING

13 letter words

ATHLETIC FIELD - FALLING ACTION - INCONSPICUOUS - NATIONAL STYLE - SCENE OF ACTION - SECONDARY PLOT - SQUARED CIRCLE - TILTING GROUND - WORLDLY WISDOM - WRESTLING RING

14 letter words

ARCHITECTONICS - PAST EXPERIENCE - REMOTE DISTANCE - REPEATED FIGURE - SOPHISTICATION - VANISHING POINT

15 letter words

BEHIND THE SCENES - CURRICULUM VITAE - DECORATIVE STYLE - IN THE BACKGROUND - ORNAMENTAL MOTIF

16 letter words

BACKGROUND DETAIL - CHARACTERIZATION - FOREGROUND DETAIL

18 letter words

PRACTICAL KNOWLEDGE

19 letter words

THEMATIC DEVELOPMENT

21 letter words

DECORATIVE COMPOSITION

Definition of background

  • understate the importance or quality of; "he played down his royal ancestry"
  • (computer science) the area of the screen in graphical user interfaces against which icons and windows appear
  • a person's social heritage: previous experience or training; "he is a lawyer with a sports background"
  • information that is essential to understanding a situation or problem; "the embassy filled him in on the background of the incident"
  • the part of a scene (or picture) that lies behind objects in the foreground; "he posed her against a background of rolling hills"
  • relatively unimportant or inconspicuous accompanying situation; "when the rain came he could hear the sound of thunder in the background"
  • extraneous signals that can be confused with the phenomenon to be observed or measured; "they got a bad connection and could hardly hear one another over the background signals"


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