Synonyms for frame of reference

Synonyms for (noun) frame of reference

Synonyms: frame, frame of reference

Definition: a system of assumptions and standards that sanction behavior and give it meaning

Similar words: system, system of rules

Definition: a complex of methods or rules governing behavior

Usage: they have to operate under a system they oppose; that language has a complex system for indicating gender


Synonyms: coordinate system, reference frame, reference system, frame of reference

Definition: a system that uses coordinates to establish position

Similar words: system, arrangement, organisation, organization

Definition: an organized structure for arranging or classifying

Usage: he changed the arrangement of the topics; the facts were familiar but it was in the organization of them that he was original; he tried to understand their system of classification