How Do You Spell BACKGROUND?

Correct spelling for the English word "background" is [b_ˈa_k_ɡ_ɹ_aʊ_n_d], [bˈakɡɹa͡ʊnd], [bˈakɡɹa‍ʊnd]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of BACKGROUND

  1. Ground in the rear; the space behind the principal group in a picture; the shade, where one is not noticed or seen; a situation little seen or noticed.

Common Misspellings for BACKGROUND

Below is the list of 279 misspellings for the word "background".

Similar spelling words for BACKGROUND

Usage Examples for BACKGROUND

  1. And here the observation of the shape of the background against the object will be of great assistance. - "The Practice and Science Of Drawing" by Harold Speed
  2. Jones fancied he saw a distant moving mass of darker shade than the gray background. - "The Last of the Plainsmen" by Zane Grey
  3. That's good background - thanks. - "Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town" by Cory Doctorow
  4. The background is of pure gold. - "Studies from Court and Cloister" by J.M. Stone
  5. She saw him standing for a moment right against the dull, drabby background of the court room wall; and it seemed as if something of that drabbiness had descended upon his soul. - "The Heart of a Woman" by Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy