Synonyms for framework

Synonyms for (noun) framework

Synonyms: framework

Definition: a structure supporting or containing something

Similar words: supporting structure

Definition: a structure that serves to support something


Synonyms: framework, fabric

Definition: the underlying structure

Usage: providing a factual framework for future research; it is part of the fabric of society

Similar words: structure

Definition: the manner of construction of something and the arrangement of its parts

Usage: artists must study the structure of the human body; the structure of the benzene molecule


Synonyms: model, theoretical account, framework

Definition: a hypothetical description of a complex entity or process

Usage: the computer program was based on a model of the circulatory and respiratory systems

Similar words: theory, possibility, hypothesis

Definition: a tentative insight into the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena

Usage: a scientific hypothesis that survives experimental testing becomes a scientific theory; he proposed a fresh theory of alkalis that later was accepted in chemical practices