a firm border or case into which sth is fitted or set, or which holds sth in place
the main supports of which sth is built or over and around which sth is stretched
put a frame round; enclose in a frame
form a plan to make sb appear guilty of sth; put together a false charge against sb
give shape to (words, sentence, etc.)
"Leonardo studied the human body"
"he has a strong physique"
"the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak"
"the building has a steel skeleton"
"the frame enhances but is not itself the subject of attention"
"the frame was much more valuable than the miror it held"
"frame a picture"
"I was set up!"
"The innocent man was framed by the police"
"I wouldn't put it that way"
"She cast her request in very polite language"
"frame a policy"
But let the frame of things disjoint, both the worlds suffer.
出自：Macbeth , Shakespeare
She..stood looking out into the garden, endeavouring to frame an apology.
出自： M. McCarthy
The motion was framed in anti-conservative terms.
出自： R. P. Graves