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Synonyms of frame

Noun


1. frame, framework

usage: the framework for a pair of eyeglasses

2. frame, photograph, photo, exposure, picture, pic

usage: a single one of a series of still transparent pictures forming a cinema, television or video film

3. human body, physical body, material body, soma, build, figure, physique, anatomy, shape, bod, chassis, frame, form, flesh, body, organic structure, physical structure

usage: alternative names for the body of a human being; "Leonardo studied the human body"; "he has a strong physique"; "the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak"

4. inning, frame, part, section, division

usage: (baseball) one of nine divisions of play during which each team has a turn at bat

5. frame, drawing

usage: a single drawing in a comic strip

6. frame, application, application program, applications programme

usage: an application that divides the user's display into two or more windows that can be scrolled independently

7. frame of reference, frame, system, system of rules

usage: a system of assumptions and standards that sanction behavior and give it meaning

8. skeletal system, skeleton, frame, systema skeletale, system

usage: the hard structure (bones and cartilages) that provides a frame for the body of an animal

9. skeleton, skeletal frame, frame, underframe, supporting structure

usage: the internal supporting structure that gives an artifact its shape; "the building has a steel skeleton"

10. frame, framing, framework

usage: a framework that supports and protects a picture or a mirror; "the frame enhances but is not itself the subject of attention"; "the frame was much more valuable than the miror it held"

11. frame, part, section, division

usage: one of the ten divisions into which bowling is divided

Verb


1. frame, frame in, border, enclose, close in, inclose, shut in

usage: enclose in or as if in a frame; "frame a picture"

2. frame, enclose, hold in, confine

usage: enclose in a frame, as of a picture

3. ensnare, entrap, frame, set up, deceive, lead on, delude, cozen

usage: take or catch as if in a snare or trap; "I was set up!"; "The innocent man was framed by the police"

4. frame, redact, cast, put, couch, give voice, formulate, word, phrase, articulate

usage: formulate in a particular style or language; "I wouldn't put it that way"; "She cast her request in very polite language"

5. frame, compose, draw up, plan

usage: make up plans or basic details for; "frame a policy"

6. frame, frame up, construct, build, make

usage: construct by fitting or uniting parts together

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