: having a frame : set in a frame
framed mirrors
a framed photograph

Examples of framed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web On the mantel above the fireplace stood a framed paystub — the one his grandfather received in 1987 from Almaden Vineyards. Laurel Rosenhall, Los Angeles Times, 7 Sep. 2023 Propped up against an otherwise empty white wall was a framed collage of photographs. Nick Haramis Lise Sarfati Delphine Danhier, New York Times, 5 Sep. 2023 On the second floor, framed drawings of Sal McCloskey and her mother hung on a wall near Curtis’s library of things, which includes a pickleball set, a food processor, a scanner — and, yes, a blueberry rake. Elisabeth Egan, BostonGlobe.com, 29 Aug. 2023 Chang also found a framed illustration of O’Connor, Ginsburg, Sotomayor and Kagan. Kyle Melnick, Washington Post, 24 Aug. 2023 In another post on her Instagram Story, Cuoco also captured Matilda happily relaxing with a framed picture of the Jonas Brothers which came as a gift from presenter Sean MacDonald and stunt double Monette Moio. Jill Lupupa, Peoplemag, 18 Aug. 2023 Instead of one large painting above the mantel, a group of framed and unframed pieces creates an eclectic display. Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 2 Aug. 2023 Family keepsakes like her large framed picture of Jesus and her blue ceramic cross were gone. AZCentral.com, 28 Aug. 2023 With the shop now quiet, Wilson stands in front of a framed photograph of her mother. Cathy Alter, Washington Post, 16 Aug. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1753, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of framed was in 1753

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“Framed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/framed. Accessed 21 Sep. 2023.

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