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"background" Meaning in English

1. (computer science) the area of the screen in graphical user interfaces against which icons and windows appear
Part of speech : noun
2. the state of the environment in which a situation exists
Part of speech : noun
3. to understate the importance or quality of
Part of speech : verb
Example : I unintentionally backgrounded the old data in my presentation.
4. scenery hung at back of stage
Part of speech : noun
5. information that is essential to understanding a situation or problem
Part of speech : noun
Example : The embassy filled them in on the background of the incident.
6. the part of a scene or picture ,that lies behind objects in the foreground
Part of speech : noun
Example : We posed them against a background of rolling hills.
7. extraneous signals that can be confused with the phenomenon to be observed or measured
Part of speech : noun
Example : they got a bad connection and could hardly hear one another over the background signals
8. a person's social heritage: previous experience or training
Part of speech : noun
Example : They are a lawyer with a sports background.
9. relatively unimportant or inconspicuous accompanying situation
Part of speech : noun
Example : When the rain came we could hear the sound of thunder in the background.

Translation for "background"

background meaning in Spanish : fondo
  • background meaning in German : Hintergrund
  • background meaning in Japanese : バックグラウンド
  • background meaning in Turkish : arka fon
  • background meaning in Chinese : 背景
  • background meaning in Arabic : خلفية
  • background meaning in Polish : tło
  • background meaning in Hindi : पृष्ठभूमि
  • background meaning in French : Contexte
  • background meaning in Russian : фон
  • background meaning in Tamil : பின்னணி
  • background meaning in Telugu : నేపథ్య
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