Synonyms of frame in English:

frame


See definition of frame

noun

1‘the plane is based on a wooden frame’

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framework, structure, substructure, skeleton, chassis, shell, casing, body, bodywork

support, scaffolding, foundation

2‘his clothes clung to his tall, slender frame’

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body, figure, form, shape, physique, build, size, proportions

skeleton, bones, framework, structure

informal bod, chassis

3‘the photograph hung in a polished frame’

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setting, mount, mounting, surround, fixture, support, stand

4‘an appropriate frame through which to explore dramatic situations’

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structure, framework, context

scheme, system, plan, order, form, fabric, constitution, organization


verb

1‘the picture was painted and framed by a local artist’

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mount, set in a frame

surround, enclose, encase

2‘the legislators who frame the regulations’

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formulate, draw up, plan, draft, map out, sketch out, work out, shape, compose, put together, arrange, form, devise, create, establish, conceive, think up, hatch, originate, orchestrate, engineer, organize, coordinate

informal dream up, cook up

3‘he didn't kill those blokes—he was framed’

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falsely incriminate, fabricate charges against, fabricate evidence against, entrap

fit up, set up


Phrases

    frame of mind

      ‘she was in a relaxed and receptive frame of mind’

      SYNONYMS

      mood, state of mind, emotional state, humour, temper, spirit, vein, attitude, perspective, condition, persuasion