To frame means to put together, form, shape or compose.(verb)
An example of to frame is giving feedback with a compliment, a criticism and suggestions for change.
The definition of a frame is the general structure that gives a person or thing its shape, or how something is put together.(noun)
A frame is defined as the outside border that holds something in place on all sides.(noun)
An example of frame is the enclosed wood structure that holds a picture hanging on a wall.
See frame in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME framen < frame, a structure, frame, prob. < ON frami, profit, benefit, akin to frama, to further < fram, forward (akin to OE fram, from); some senses < OE framian, to be helpful: see furnish
Origin: ME: see framethe
See frame in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb framed framed, fram·ing, frames verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English framen
Origin: , from Old English framian, to further
Origin: , from fram, forward; see from.
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