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1. framework

noun. ['ˈfreɪmˌwɝːk'] a hypothetical description of a complex entity or process.

Synonyms

  • theory
  • Copernican system
  • stochastic process
  • model
  • theoretical account
  • hypothesis
  • possibility
  • simulation
  • string theory
  • computer simulation
  • Ptolemaic system
  • mean sun

Antonyms

  • de-energize
  • weaken
  • unfasten
  • untie

Etymology

  • frame (English)
  • framen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • work (English)
  • weorc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Framework

  • artwork
  • beadwork
  • brushwork
  • casework
  • clockwork
  • earthwork
  • fieldwork
  • firework
  • footwork
  • groundwork
  • guesswork
  • handiwork
  • hardwork
  • homework
  • housework
  • latticework
  • leadwork
  • legwork
  • masterwork
  • metalwork

Example sentences of the word framework


1. Noun, singular or mass
This is often provided by a framework of wooden battens to which the board is screwed.

Quotes containing the word framework


1. You don't have to be a genius or a visionary or even a college graduate to be successful. You just need a framework and a dream.
- Michael Dell

2. I think what coaching is all about, is taking players and analyzing there ability, put them in a position where they can excel within the framework of the team winning. And I hope that I've done that in my 33 years as a head coach.
- Don Shula

3. Chris Claremont once said of Alan Moore, "if he could plot, we'd all have to get together and kill him."Which utterly misses the most compelling part of Alan's writing, the way he develops and expresses ideas and character. Plot does not define story. Plot is the framework within which ideas are explored and personalities and relationships are unfolded.
- Warren Ellis

2. framework

noun. ['ˈfreɪmˌwɝːk'] the underlying structure.

Synonyms

  • structure

Antonyms

  • deaden
  • sedate

Etymology

  • frame (English)
  • framen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • work (English)
  • weorc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. framework

noun. ['ˈfreɪmˌwɝːk'] a structure supporting or containing something.

Synonyms

  • cornice
  • doorcase
  • fretwork
  • mounting
  • window
  • airframe
  • latticework
  • fender
  • baby-walker
  • tambour
  • cowcatcher
  • doorframe
  • wattle
  • buffer
  • stocks
  • framing
  • buck
  • window frame
  • frame
  • pilot
  • grille
  • climbing frame
  • sawbuck
  • embroidery frame
  • brace
  • hayrack
  • truss
  • case
  • grating
  • grate
  • Zimmer
  • rack
  • sawhorse
  • grill
  • horse
  • casing
  • ribbing
  • sash
  • bustle
  • undercarriage
  • pelmet
  • deckle
  • valance board
  • gauntry
  • pergola
  • honeycomb
  • lattice
  • Zimmer frame
  • derrick
  • oxbow
  • embroidery hoop
  • tenter
  • backing
  • hayrig
  • stretcher
  • window sash
  • arbor
  • valance
  • bracing
  • mount
  • coaming
  • supporting structure
  • clotheshorse
  • grillwork
  • gun carriage
  • walker
  • bower
  • arbour
  • handbarrow
  • go-cart
  • picture frame

Antonyms

  • untwine
  • linger
  • stand still
  • top

Etymology

  • frame (English)
  • framen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • work (English)
  • weorc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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