A rigid structure that surrounds or encloses something such as a door or window. A structural environment within which a class of words or other linguistic units can be correctly used. For example I —— him is a frame for a large class of transitive verbs. A single complete picture in a series forming a movie, television, or video film. Place (a picture or photograph) in a frame. Erect the framework of a building. Create or formulate (a concept, plan, or system). Produce false evidence against (an innocent person) so that they appear guilty.