Definition of reframe in English:


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[with object]
  • 1Place (a picture or photograph) in a new frame.
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    • Here, I've created a display you can make for your shop that can motivate your customer to reframe family pictures that already decorate their office or home.
    • I want to reframe this lithograph and put it on display.
    • ‘Because reframing the portraits is a preventative measure, without the grant the project might have been put on hold,’ Paisley said.
  • 2Frame or express (words or a concept or plan) differently: I reframed my question
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    • More than merely instilling a positive attitude, cognitive-behavioral therapy teaches patients to reframe their expectations about what will happen if they exert themselves.
    • Intellectually, I've also reframed my strategy.
    • It reframes the notion of risk by discussing the socio-economic, philosophical and metaphysical risks associated with GMOs.

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