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English noun: frame

1. frame (artifact) the framework for a pair of eyeglasses


Broader (hypernym)framework


Narrower (hyponym)chase


Part holonymeyeglasses, glasses, specs, spectacles

2. frame (artifact) a single one of a series of still transparent pictures forming a cinema, television or video film


Broader (hypernym)exposure, photo, photograph, pic, picture

3. frame (body) alternative names for the body of a human being


SamplesLeonardo studied the human body.
He has a strong physique.
The spirit is willing but the flesh is weak.


Synonymsanatomy, bod, build, chassis, figure, flesh, form, human body, material body, physical body, physique, shape, soma


Broader (hypernym)body, organic structure, physical structure


Narrower (hyponym)adult body, female body, juvenile body, male body, person


Part meronymhomo, human, human being, individual, man, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul

4. frame (time) (baseball) one of nine divisions of play during which each team has a turn at bat


Synonymsinning


Broader (hypernym)division, part, section


Part holonymbottom, bottom of the inning, top, top of the inning


Part meronymperiod of play, play, playing period


Domain categorybaseball, baseball game

5. frame (communication) a single drawing in a comic_strip


Broader (hypernym)drawing


Part meronymcartoon strip, comic strip, funnies, strip

6. frame (communication) an application that divides the user's display into two or more windows that can be scrolled independently


Broader (hypernym)application, application program, applications programme

7. frame (cognition) a system of assumptions and standards that sanction behavior and give it meaning


Synonymsframe of reference


Broader (hypernym)system, system of rules


Narrower (hyponym)vocabulary

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


Synonymsskeletal system, skeleton, systema skeletale


Broader (hypernym)system


Narrower (hyponym)endoskeleton, exoskeleton


Part holonymskeletal structure


Part meronymmusculoskeletal system

9. frame (artifact) the internal supporting structure that gives an artifact its shape


SamplesThe building has a steel skeleton.


Synonymsskeletal frame, skeleton, underframe


Broader (hypernym)supporting structure


Narrower (hyponym)chassis, hoop


Part meronymaircraft, building, edifice, ship

10. frame (artifact) a framework that supports and protects a picture or a mirror


SamplesThe frame enhances but is not itself the subject of attention.
The frame was much more valuable than the miror it held.


Synonymsframing


Broader (hypernym)framework

11. frame (act) one of the ten divisions into which bowling is divided


Broader (hypernym)division, part, section


Part meronymbowling


English verb: frame

1. frame (contact) enclose in or as if in a frame


SamplesFrame a picture.


Synonymsborder, frame in


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)close in, enclose, inclose, shut in

2. frame (stative) enclose in a frame, as of a picture


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)confine, enclose, hold in

3. frame (social) take or catch as if in a snare or trap


SamplesI was set up!.
The innocent man was framed by the police.


ExamplesThey want to frame the prisoners


Synonymsensnare, entrap, set up


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)cozen, deceive, delude, lead on

4. frame (communication) formulate in a particular style or language


SamplesI wouldn't put it that way.
She cast her request in very polite language.


Synonymscast, couch, put, redact


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)articulate, formulate, give voice, phrase, word

5. frame (cognition) make up plans or basic details for


SamplesFrame a policy.


Synonymscompose, draw up


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)plan

6. frame (creation) construct by fitting or uniting parts together


Synonymsframe up


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)build, construct, make


Domain categorybuilding, construction









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