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frame

frame

 
 
pronunciation:
freIm
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a structure made of parts that are joined together and that supports a larger object.
The body of the car was damaged, but its frame was still good.
synonyms:
framework, skeleton, structure
similar words:
case, chassis, support
definition 2: a rim or border that fits around something.
The new window frames are made of aluminum.
 
synonyms:
framework
similar words:
border, margin, outline, rim
definition 3: the build of a person's body; form.
Mr. George has a large frame.
synonyms:
build, form, skeleton
similar words:
figure, shape, size
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: framed, frames, framing
definition 1: to express in a particular way or for a particular purpose.
She framed the question in simple words for the child.
synonyms:
shape
similar words:
conceive, draft, form, lay, map, outline, plan
definition 2: to enclose within a rim or border.
Curly dark hair framed his face.Lisa framed her college diploma.
similar words:
edge, enclose, rim
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