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Refrain vs. Reframe — What's the Difference?

Refrain vs. Reframe — What's the Difference?

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Refrain

A refrain (from Vulgar Latin refringere, "to repeat", and later from Old French refraindre) is the line or lines that are repeated in music or in poetry — the "chorus" of a song. Poetic fixed forms that feature refrains include the villanelle, the virelay, and the sestina.
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Reframe

Reframe (stylized as REframe) is the second album from Seattle-based "hardclash" 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.
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Refrain

To hold oneself back; forbear from doing something
Refrained from swearing.
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Reframe

(transitive) To frame again.
The woman in the shop was reframing a painting.
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Refrain

A phrase, verse, or group of verses repeated at intervals throughout a song or poem, especially at the end of each stanza.
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Reframe

(transitive) To redescribe, from a different perspective; to relabel.
The military reframed tedium as duty.
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Refrain

Music for the refrain of a song.
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Reframe

An instance of reframing.
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Refrain

A song or melody.
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Reframe

To frame again or anew.
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Refrain

A repeated utterance or theme.
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Refrain

To hold back, to restrain (someone or something).
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Refrain

To show restraint; to hold oneself back.
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Refrain

To repress (a desire, emotion etc.); to check or curb.
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Refrain

To stop oneself from some action or interference; to abstain.
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Refrain

To abstain from (food or drink).
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Refrain

The chorus or burden of a song repeated at the end of each verse or stanza.
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Refrain

(by extension) A much repeated comment, complaint, or saying.
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Refrain

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.
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Refrain

To abstain from.
Who, requiring a remedy for his gout, received no other counsel than to refrain cold drink.
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Refrain

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.
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Refrain

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.
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Refrain

The part of a song where a soloist is joined by a group of singers
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Refrain

Not do something;
He refrained from hitting him back
She could not forbear weeping
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Refrain

Choose no to consume;
I abstain from alcohol
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