- of, relating to, or depending on the context.
Origin of contextual
Examples from the Web for contextual
Contemporary Examples of contextual
I could take my time with it and they offered a lot of contextual clues to understand the language.New Yorker Covers You Weren’t Meant to See
May 7, 2012
Historical Examples of contextual
The keenness of the polemic, in this and in the contextual chapters, shows how real and imminent the danger was.Expositions of Holy Scripture
- relating to, dependent on, or using contextcontextual criticism of a book
c.1820, from context on model of textual, etc. In philosophy, contextual definition is recorded from 1934, along with contextualization, contextualize. Related: Contextualized.