Frame and Outline


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Frame verb – To work out the details of (something) in advance.
Usage example: framed a schedule for the project

Outline is a synonym for frame in appearance topic. In some cases you can use "Outline" instead the word "Frame" as a verb or a noun, when it comes to topics like compose, skeleton, exclusion.
Nearby Words: framed, framework, framing
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Outline verb – To draw or make apparent the outline of.
Usage example: she carefully outlined the tree before she started drawing in the leaves

Frame is a synonym for outline in thing topic. Sometimes you can use "Frame" instead the word "Outline" as a noun or a verb, if it concerns topics such as appearance, draft, framework, plan.
Nearby Words: outlined, outlining
Synonyms for Outline

How words are described

human human frame human outline
good good frame good outline
full full frame full outline
nice nice frame nice outline
Other adjectives: long, similar, brief, original, green, empty, entire, big, blue, slight, black, dark, thin, basic.

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