Contextual meaning

kən-tĕkscho͝o-əl, kŏn-
The definition of contextual is depending on the context, or surrounding words, phrases, and paragraphs, of the writing.

An example of contextual is how the word "read" can have two different meanings depending upon what words are around it.

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Of, pertaining to, or depending on the context of information; relating to the situation or location in which the information was found.
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Of, depending on, or belonging to the context.
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Of, involving, or depending on a context.
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Origin of contextual

  • context +‎ -ual.

    From Wiktionary