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    frame - Dictionary definition and meaning for word frame

    Definition
    (noun) the framework for a pair of eyeglasses Definition
    (noun) a single one of a series of still transparent pictures forming a cinema, television or video film Definition
    (noun) alternative names for the body of a human being
    Example Sentence
    • Leonardo studied the human body
    • he has a strong physique
    • the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak
    Definition
    (noun) (baseball) one of nine divisions of play during which each team has a turn at bat
    Synonyms : inning
    Definition
    (noun) a single drawing in a comic_strip Definition
    (noun) an application that divides the user's display into two or more windows that can be scrolled independently Definition
    (noun) a system of assumptions and standards that sanction behavior and give it meaning
    Synonyms : frame of reference
    Definition
    (noun) the hard structure (bones and cartilages) that provides a frame for the body of an animal Definition
    (noun) the internal supporting structure that gives an artifact its shape
    Example Sentence
    • the building has a steel skeleton
    Definition
    (noun) a framework that supports and protects a picture or a mirror
    Synonyms : framing
    Example Sentence
    • the frame enhances but is not itself the subject of attention
    • the frame was much more valuable than the miror it held
    Definition
    (noun) one of the ten divisions into which bowling is divided Definition
    (verb) enclose in or as if in a frame
    Synonyms : border , frame in
    Example Sentence
    • frame a picture
    Definition
    (verb) enclose in a frame, as of a picture Definition
    (verb) take or catch as if in a snare or trap
    Synonyms : ensnare , entrap , set up
    Example Sentence
    • I was set up!
    • The innocent man was framed by the police
    Definition
    (verb) formulate in a particular style or language
    Synonyms : cast , couch , put , redact
    Example Sentence
    • I wouldn't put it that way
    • She cast her request in very polite language
    Definition
    (verb) make up plans or basic details for
    Synonyms : compose , draw up
    Example Sentence
    • frame a policy
    Definition
    (verb) construct by fitting or uniting parts together
    Synonyms : frame up
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