To strengthen; refresh; support.To execute; perform.To fit, as for a specific end; make suitable or conformable; adapt; adjust.To construct by fitting and uniting together the several parts; fabricate by union of constituent parts: as, to frame a house, a door, or a machine.In general, to bring or put into form or order; adjust the parts or elements of; compose; contrive; plan; devise.[⟨ frame, n.] To surround or provide with a frame, as a picture; put into a frame, as a piece of cloth.To profit; avail.To fit; accord.To succeed in doing or trying to do something; manage.To wash ore with the aid of a frame.To move.n. Profit; advantage; benefit.n. The act of planning or contriving; contrivance; invention.n. Form, constitution, or structure in general; system; order: as, the frame of government.n. Anything composed of parts fitted and united; fabric; structure: used especially of natural objects with reference to their physical structure or constitution.n. The sustaining parts of a structure fitted and joined together; framework; as, the frame of a house, bridge, ship, or printing-press. See cut on following page.n. Any kind of case or structure made for admitting, inclosing, or supporting things, whether fixed or movable; as, the frame of a window, door, picture, or looking-glass.n. Specificallyn. An open elevated framework of wood or iron that supports the cases out of which the compositor picks his types.n. A loom; especially, a sort of loom on which linen, silk, etc., are stretched for quilting or embroidering, or on which lace, stockings, etc., are made.n. In milit. engin., a framework of four stout pieces of scantling fastened together in rectangular form, placed at intervals in shafts and galleries, to support and hold in position the sheeting.n. In horticulture, a glazed structure of different kinds, portable or permanent, for protecting young plants from frost, etc.n. In mining, a very simple apparatus for washing ore, consisting of a table of boards slightly inclined, over which runs a gentle stream of water. See framing-table.n. A raft.n. Hence An inclosing border of any kind; specifically, in art, a purely ornamental surrounding border, as in sculptured or other relief ornament; a carved border to a sunken panel or opening; in surface-decoration, a painted or inlaid ornament carried round a fresco-painting or other picture upon a wall.n. Particular state, as of the mind; mental condition; natural temper or disposition: as, an unhappy frame of mind.n. Shape; form; proportion.In ship-building, to erect and adjust the frames of (a vessel) in place above the keel on the building-slip.n. In ship-building, one of the ribs or transverse members which extend up on each side of the keel and support the outside planking or plating.n. In bee-keeping, an open four-cornered box, readily removed from the hive, in which the bees construct their combs.n. In printing, same as composing-stand.n. In bowling or tenpins, a division of the game through which a player continues at one setting of the pins. Three balls usually constitute a frame.n. In pool: The triangle used to spot the balls in pyramidal form at pyramid, continuous, following, and fifteen-ball pool and their offshoots.n. The leg or game played with such a set of balls at all except continuous pool.