Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun frame

11 senses of frame

Sense 1
frame -- (the framework for a pair of eyeglasses)
       => framework -- (a structure supporting or containing something)

Sense 2
frame -- (a single one of a series of still transparent pictures forming a cinema, television or video film)
       => photograph, photo, exposure, picture, pic -- (a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light-sensitive material)

Sense 3
human body, physical body, material body, soma, build, figure, physique, anatomy, shape, bod, chassis, frame, form, flesh -- (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")
       => body, organic structure, physical structure -- (the entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being); "he felt as if his whole body were on fire")

Sense 4
inning, frame -- ((baseball) one of nine divisions of play during which each team has a turn at bat)
       => part, section, division -- (one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole; "the written part of the exam"; "the finance section of the company"; "the BBC's engineering division")

Sense 5
frame -- (a single drawing in a comic strip)
       => drawing -- (an illustration that is drawn by hand and published in a book, magazine, or newspaper; "it is shown by the drawing in Fig. 7")

Sense 6
frame -- (an application that divides the user's display into two or more windows that can be scrolled independently)
       => application, application program, applications programme -- (a program that gives a computer instructions that provide the user with tools to accomplish a task; "he has tried several different word processing applications")

Sense 7
frame of reference, frame -- (a system of assumptions and standards that sanction behavior and give it meaning)
       => system, system of rules -- (a complex of methods or rules governing behavior; "they have to operate under a system they oppose"; "that language has a complex system for indicating gender")

Sense 8
skeletal system, skeleton, frame, systema skeletale -- (the hard structure (bones and cartilages) that provides a frame for the body of an animal)
       => system -- (a group of physiologically or anatomically related organs or parts; "the body has a system of organs for digestion")

Sense 9
skeleton, skeletal frame, frame, underframe -- (the internal supporting structure that gives an artifact its shape; "the building has a steel skeleton")
       => supporting structure -- (a structure that serves to support something)

Sense 10
frame, framing -- (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")
       => framework -- (a structure supporting or containing something)

Sense 11
frame -- (one of the ten divisions into which bowling is divided)
       => part, section, division -- (one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole; "the written part of the exam"; "the finance section of the company"; "the BBC's engineering division")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb frame

6 senses of frame

Sense 1
frame, frame in, border -- (enclose in or as if in a frame; "frame a picture")
       => enclose, close in, inclose, shut in -- (surround completely; "Darkness enclosed him"; "They closed in the porch with a fence")

Sense 2
frame -- (enclose in a frame, as of a picture)
       => enclose, hold in, confine -- (close in; darkness enclosed him")

Sense 3
ensnare, entrap, frame, set up -- (take or catch as if in a snare or trap; "I was set up!"; "The innocent man was framed by the police")
       => deceive, lead on, delude, cozen -- (be false to; be dishonest with)

Sense 4
frame, redact, cast, put, couch -- (formulate in a particular style or language; "I wouldn't put it that way"; "She cast her request in very polite language")
       => give voice, formulate, word, phrase, articulate -- (put into words or an expression; "He formulated his concerns to the board of trustees")

Sense 5
frame, compose, draw up -- (make up plans or basic details for; "frame a policy")
       => plan -- (make plans for something; "He is planning a trip with his family")

Sense 6
frame, frame up -- (construct by fitting or uniting parts together)
       => construct, build, make -- (make by combining materials and parts; "this little pig made his house out of straw"; "Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer")

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