Synonyms of background in English:

background


See definition of background

noun

1‘the house stands against a background of sheltering trees’

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surrounding, surroundings, backdrop, backcloth, framework

scene

2‘the figures of the saints are shown against a gold background’

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setting, surround, framework

3‘the airport may be seen in the background’

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in the distance, on the horizon

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foreground, front

4‘after that evening, she remained in the background’

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behind the scenes, out of the public eye, out of the spotlight, out of the limelight, backstage

inconspicuous, unobtrusive, unnoticed

5‘a mix of students from many different backgrounds’

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social circumstances, family circumstances

environment, class, culture, tradition

upbringing, rearing

6‘her nursing background’

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experience, record, history, past, training, education, grounding, knowledge

qualifications, credentials

curriculum vitae

7‘the political background’

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circumstances, context, conditions, situation, environment, milieu, scene, scenario, framework, atmosphere

factors, influences

lead-up