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

2 senses of frank

Sense 1
Frank -- (a member of the ancient Germanic peoples who spread from the Rhine into the Roman Empire in the 4th century)
       => European -- (a native or inhabitant of Europe)

Sense 2
frank, frankfurter, hotdog, hot dog, dog, wiener, wienerwurst, weenie -- (a smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked; often served on a bread roll)
       => sausage -- (highly seasoned minced meat stuffed in casings)

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

2 senses of frank

Sense 1
postmark, frank -- (stamp with a postmark to indicate date and time of mailing)
       => stamp -- (to mark, or produce an imprint in or on something; "a man whose name is permanently stamped on our maps")

Sense 2
frank -- (exempt by means of an official pass or letter, as from customs or other checks)
       => excuse, relieve, let off, exempt -- (grant exemption or release to; "Please excuse me from this class")

Antonyms of adj frank

2 senses of frank

Sense 1
blunt, candid, forthright, frank, free-spoken, outspoken, plainspoken, point-blank, straight-from-the-shoulder -- (characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion; "blunt talking and straight shooting"; "a blunt New England farmer"; "I gave them my candid opinion"; "forthright criticism"; "a forthright approach to the problem"; "tell me what you think--and you may just as well be frank"; "it is possible to be outspoken without being rude"; "plainspoken and to the point"; "a point-blank accusation")

INDIRECT (VIA direct) -> indirect -- (extended senses; not direct in manner or language or behavior or action; "making indirect but legitimate inquiries"; "an indirect insult"; "doubtless they had some indirect purpose in mind"; "though his methods are indirect they are not dishonest"; "known as a shady indirect fellow")

Sense 2
frank -- (clearly manifest; evident; "frank enjoyment")

INDIRECT (VIA obvious) -> unobvious -- (not immediately apparent; "in mathematical science connections are exhibited which...are extremely unobvious"- A.N.Whitehead)

Similarity of adj frank

2 senses of frank

Sense 1
blunt, candid, forthright, frank, free-spoken, outspoken, plainspoken, point-blank, straight-from-the-shoulder -- (characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion; "blunt talking and straight shooting"; "a blunt New England farmer"; "I gave them my candid opinion"; "forthright criticism"; "a forthright approach to the problem"; "tell me what you think--and you may just as well be frank"; "it is possible to be outspoken without being rude"; "plainspoken and to the point"; "a point-blank accusation")
       => direct (vs. indirect) -- (straightforward in means or manner or behavior or language or action; "a direct question"; "a direct response"; "a direct approach")

Sense 2
frank -- (clearly manifest; evident; "frank enjoyment")
       => obvious (vs. unobvious) -- (easily perceived by the senses or grasped by the mind; "obvious errors")

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