reframe

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See also: re-frame

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

re- +‎ frame.

Verb[edit]

reframe (third-person singular simple present reframes, present participle reframing, simple past and past participle reframed)

  1. (transitive) To frame again.
    The woman in the shop was reframing a painting.
  2. (transitive) To redescribe, from a different perspective; to relabel.
    The military reframed tedium as duty.

Noun[edit]

reframe (plural reframes)

  1. An instance of reframing.
    • 2014, Arthur J. Clark, Empathy in Counseling and Psychotherapy
      A counselor's reframe of the term “protecting” to “enabling” suggests a different function with respect to the individual's behavior.