Can often tell what a word means by its what in a sentence?
You can often tell what a word means by its context in a sentence.
How can you tell what a word means in a sentence?
Using the context of the paragraph to define unknown words can also helpful. Although it takes practice, it is the easiest and most efficient way to identify words. Often, using the context is the only way to figure out the meaning of the word as it is used in the sentence, passage, or chapter. Consider the word “bar”.