Textual thesaurus for "frame"

(noun) framing

a framework that supports and protects a picture or a mirror

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

(noun) skeletal frame, skeleton, underframe

the internal supporting structure that gives an artifact its shape

the building has a steel skeleton

(noun) material body, physical body, physique, human body, soma, shape, anatomy, bod, build, chassis, figure, flesh, form

alternative names for the body of a human being

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

(noun) systema skeletale, skeletal system, skeleton

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

(noun) frame of reference

a system of assumptions and standards that sanction behavior and give it meaning

(noun) inning

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

(verb) compose, draw up

make up plans or basic details for

frame a policy

(verb) couch, put, redact, cast

formulate in a particular style or language

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

(verb) frame in, border

enclose in or as if in a frame

frame a picture

(verb) frame up

construct by fitting or uniting parts together

(verb) ensnare, entrap, set up

take or catch as if in a snare or trap

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