To hold back, to restrain (someone or something).
(transitive) To frame again.
‘The woman in the shop was reframing a painting.’;
To show restraint; to hold oneself back.
(transitive) To redescribe, from a different perspective; to relabel.
‘The military reframed tedium as duty.’;
To repress (a desire, emotion etc.); to check or curb.
An instance of reframing.
(intransitive) To stop oneself from some action or interference; to abstain.
To frame again or anew.
To abstain from (food or drink).
Reframe (stylized as REframe) is the second album from Seattle-based band Rabbit Junk, released in April 2006. It reflects the group's expansion into additional styles, such as black metal, speed metal and breakbeat, since their 2004 self-titled first album.
The chorus or burden of a song repeated at the end of each verse or stanza.
A much repeated comment, complaint, or saying.
To hold back; to restrain; to keep within prescribed bounds; to curb; to govern.
‘His reason refraineth not his foul delight or talent.’; ‘Refrain thy foot from their path.’;
To abstain from.
‘Who, requiring a remedy for his gout, received no other counsel than to refrain cold drink.’;
To keep one's self from action or interference; to hold aloof; to forbear; to abstain.
‘Refrain from these men, and let them alone.’; ‘They refrained therefrom [eating flesh] some time after.’;
The burden of a song; a phrase or verse which recurs at the end of each of the separate stanzas or divisions of a poetic composition.
‘We hear the wild refrain.’;
the part of a song where a soloist is joined by a group of singers
not do something;
‘He refrained from hitting him back’; ‘she could not forbear weeping’;
choose no to consume;
‘I abstain from alcohol’;
A refrain (from Vulgar Latin refringere, , and later from Old French refraindre) is the line or lines that are repeated in music or in poetry — the of a song. Poetic fixed forms that feature refrains include the villanelle, the virelay, and the sestina.
‘to repeat’; ‘chorus’;