1. [ noun ] a structure supporting or containing something
Synonyms: framing framework
Related terms: supporting_structure window rack clotheshorse derrick sash sawhorse wattle airframe arbor picture_frame grate tambour trellis grill gun_carriage handbarrow cornice coaming hayrack honeycomb deckle mounting lattice bustle window_frame oxbow ribbing climbing_frame doorframe stretcher tenter gantry truss undercarriage walker walker fender casing brace backing
2. [ noun ] (photography,film) one of a series of still transparent photographs on a strip of film used in making movies
Related terms: photograph
3. [ verb ] enclose in or as if in a frame
Synonyms: frame_in border

"frame a picture"

Related terms: enclose border
4. [ verb ] enclose in a frame, as of a picture
Related terms: enclose framer
5. [ noun ] alternative names for the body of a human being
Synonyms: figure form flesh shape human_body anatomy build soma bod chassis physique material_body physical_body

"Leonardo studied the human body" "he has a strong physique" "the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak"

Related terms: body person female_body juvenile_body adult_body male_body person homo leg
6. [ noun ] (baseball,sport) a period of play in baseball during which each team has a turn at bat
Synonyms: inning
Related terms: playing_period top bottom
7. [ verb ] formulate in a particular style or language
Synonyms: put couch cast redact

"I wouldn't put it that way" "She cast her request in very polite language"

Related terms: formulate cast
8. [ verb ] take or catch as if in a snare or trap
Synonyms: set_up entrap ensnare

"I was set up!" "The innocent man was framed by the police"

Related terms: deceive frame-up
9. [ verb ] draw up the plans or basic details for
Synonyms: draw_up compose outline

"frame a policy"

Related terms: plan framer
10. [ noun ] (zoology) the internal supporting structure that gives an artifact its shape
Synonyms: skeletal_system systema_skeletale skeleton

"the building has a steel skeleton"

Related terms: system structure supporting_structure hoop exoskeleton endoskeleton chassis ship building aircraft musculoskeletal_system skeletal_structure
11. [ verb ] construct by fitting or uniting parts together
Synonyms: frame_up frames
Related terms: construct construction
12. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 4095
13. [ noun ] (zoology) the hard structure (bones and cartilages) that provides a frame for the body of an animal
Synonyms: skeleton systema_skeletale skeletal_system
Related terms: system exoskeleton endoskeleton musculoskeletal_system skeletal_structure
14. [ noun ] the internal structure that gives an artifact its shape
Synonyms: underframe skeletal_frame skeleton

"the building has a steel skeleton"

Related terms: supporting_structure hoop chassis ship building aircraft
Similar spelling:   Frum