Synonyms of frame in English:

frame


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noun

1‘the plane is based on a wooden frame’

SYNONYMS
framework, structure, substructure, skeleton, chassis, shell, casing, body, bodywork
support, scaffolding, foundation

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

SYNONYMS
body, figure, form, shape, physique, build, size, proportions
skeleton, bones, framework, structure
informal bod, chassis

3‘the photograph hung in a polished frame’

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

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

SYNONYMS
structure, framework, context
scheme, system, plan, order, form, fabric, constitution, organization

verb

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

SYNONYMS
mount, set in a frame
surround, enclose, encase

2‘the legislators who frame the regulations’

SYNONYMS
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’

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