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frame

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1 the arrangement of parts that gives something its basic form
  • now that the frame has been built, we have a better idea of the size of our new house

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2 the type of body that a person has
  • a tall man with a big frame

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3 the line or relatively narrow space that marks the outer limit of something
  • a white curtain with a blue frame

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frame

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2 to plan out usually with subtle skill or care
  • a composer framing the structure of a song

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3 to put (something) into proper and usually carefully worked out written form
  • you'll need to frame your argument well if you're going to win the debate

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4 to work out the details of (something) in advance
  • framed a schedule for the project

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5 to serve as a border for
  • trees framed the walkway

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The first known use of frame was in the 14th century

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“Frame.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/frame. Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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