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frame

 
Noun frame has 6 senses
  1. framework, frame, framing - a structure supporting or containing something
    --1 is a kind of supporting structure
    --1 has parts: backing, mount; brace, bracing
    --1 has particulars:
     airframe; arbor, arbour, bower, pergola; bustle; casing, case; climbing frame; clotheshorse; coaming; cornice, valance, valance board, pelmet; deckle; derrick; doorframe, doorcase; fender, buffer, cowcatcher, pilot; gantry, gauntry; grate, grating; grill, grille, grillwork; gun carriage; handbarrow; hayrack, hayrig; honeycomb; lattice, latticework, fretwork; mounting; oxbow; picture frame; rack; ribbing; sash, window sash; sawhorse, horse, sawbuck, buck; stretcher; tambour, embroidery frame, embroidery hoop; tenter; truss; undercarriage; walker, baby-walker, go-cart; walker, Zimmer, Zimmer frame; wattle; window; window frame
    Derived forms: verb frame4, verb frame1
  2. frame - one of a series of still transparent photographs on a strip of film used in making movies
    --2 is a kind of
    photograph, photo, exposure, pic
  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"
    --3 is a kind of body, organic structure, physical structure
    --3 is a part of
     person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, human, soul; homo, man, human being, human
    --3 has particulars:
     person; juvenile body; adult body; male body; female body
  4. inning, frame - a period of play in baseball during which each team has a turn at bat
    --4 is a kind of playing period, period of play, play
    --4 has parts: top, top of the inning; bottom, bottom of the inning
  5. skeletal system, skeleton, frame, systema skeletale - the hard structure (bones and cartilages) that provides a frame for the body of an animal
    --5 is a kind of system
    --5 is a part of musculoskeletal system
    --5 has parts: skeletal structure
    --5 has particulars: endoskeleton; exoskeleton
  6. skeleton, skeletal frame, frame, underframe - the internal supporting structure that gives an artifact its shape; "the building has a steel skeleton"
    --6 is a kind of supporting structure
    --6 is a part of building, edifice; ship; aircraft
    --6 has particulars: chassis; hoop
Verb frame has 6 senses
  1. frame, frame in, border - enclose in or as if in a frame; "frame a picture"
    --1 is one way to enclose, inclose, shut in
    Derived forms: noun frame1, noun framing2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  2. frame - enclose in a frame, as of a picture
    --2 is one way to
    enclose, hold in, confine
    Derived forms: noun framer1, noun framing2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  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"
    --3 is one way to deceive, lead on, delude, cozen
    Sample sentence:
    They want to frame the prisoners
  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"
    --4 is one way to give voice, formulate, word, phrase, articulate
    Derived form: noun frame1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something PP
  5. frame, compose, draw up - draw up the plans or basic details for; "frame a policy"
    --5 is one way to plan
    Derived forms: noun framer2, noun framing1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  6. frame, frame up - construct by fitting or uniting parts together
    --6 is one way to construct, build, make
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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