What does framing mean?

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ˈfreɪ mɪŋfram·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. framingnoun

    formulation of the plans and important details

    "the framing of judicial decrees"

  2. frame, framingnoun

    a framework that supports and protects a picture or a mirror

    "the frame enhances but is not itself the subject of attention"; "the frame was much more valuable than the miror it held"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Framing

    of Frame

  2. Framingnoun

    the act, process, or style of putting together a frame, or of constructing anything; a frame; that which frames

  3. Framingnoun

    a framework, or a sy/ of frames


  1. Framing

    Framing in the social sciences refers to a set of concepts and theoretical perspectives on how individuals, groups, and societies organize, perceive, and communicate about reality. Framing is commonly used in media studies, sociology, psychology, and political science.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. framing

    The placing, scarphing, and bolting of the frame-timbers of a ship. (See WARPING.)

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of framing in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of framing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of framing in a Sentence

  1. Los Angeles:

    I think to a very large degree that more conservative forces have been very, very adept at framing the issues of homelessness and of crime so that the discussion about... how to respond to those two issues is very, very narrow.

  2. Alexander Hamilton:

    In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men the great difficulty lies in this You must first enable the government to control the governed, and in the next place, oblige it to control itself.

  3. Josh King Madrid:

    Control in this context does not mean domineering others or dominating a conversation...Your framing should enthuse and captivate the audience rather than trying to convince them of your own notions or viewpoints.”

  4. Mitesh Patel:

    There is a large body of evidence in behavioral economics that has looked at ways of framing, it's the way our brains are wired that we tend to avoid wanting to lose things more than the benefit we get from gaining them. It makes people think like the money is theirs to lose from day one. By having skin in the game, it makes people more motivated, and we think we can leverage that in these types of programs.

  5. The Walker:

    We’re very comfortable framing this as the last fight of ’22.

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    brought into agreement or cooperation on the side of a faction, party, or cause
    • A. abrupt
    • B. noninvasive
    • C. tight
    • D. aligned

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