Translation of "frame" - English-French dictionary

frame

noun countableframe /freɪm/
the border around a picture
cadre masculine

a gold picture frame
un cadre de photo doré
a supporting structure
armature feminine

a bed frame
un sommier de lit
frames
plural the part of a pair of glasses that surrounds the lenses and goes over the ears
monture feminine

the glasses with the silver frames
les lunettes avec la monture d'argent
the general shape of sb's body
gabarit masculine

a girl with a tiny frame
une fille au minuscule gabarit
frame of mind
how positive or negative you are feeling
disposition feminine d'esprit

I'm not in the right frame of mind to write a letter today.
Je ne suis pas dans la bonne disposition d'esprit pour écrire une lettre aujourd'hui.

frame

verb transitiveframe /freɪm/
to put a frame on a picture
encadrer

I haven't framed the photo yet.
Je n'ai pas encore encadré la photo.
have sth framed
pay sb to frame sth
faire encadrer

She had the certificate framed.
Elle avait fait encadrer le diplôme.
to be a border around sth
encadrer

Her long hair framed her face.
Ses longs cheveux encadraient son visage.
to communicate sth carefully to control the way people understand it
formuler

the difficulty of framing the issue for voters
la difficulté à formuler la question pour les électeurs

(Translation of “frame” from the GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

frame

noun /freim/

a hard main structure round which something is built or made

structure
the steel frame of the aircraft.

something made to enclose something

cadre
a picture frame
a window frame.

the human body

ossature
He has a slight frame.
framework noun

the basic supporting structure of anything

charpente
The building will be made of concrete supported by a steel framework.
frame of mind

mental state

disposition d’esprit
He was found in a confused frame of mind.

frame

verb

to act as a frame for

encadrer
Her hair framed her face.

to arrange false evidence so as to make (someone) seem guilty of a crime etc (noun frame-up).

monter un coup (contre); coup monté
Harrison claimed that he’’d been framed for the murder.

(Translation of “frame” from the PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)