HyperDic: frank

English > 6 senses of the word frank / Frank:
NOUNperson Franka member of the ancient Germanic peoples who spread from the Rhine into the Roman Empire in the 4th century
foodfrank, frankfurter, hotdog, hot dog, dog, wiener, wienerwurst, weeniea smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked
ADJECTIVEallfrank, blunt, candid, forthright, free-spoken, outspoken, plainspoken, point-blank, straight-from-the-shouldercharacterized by directness in manner or speech
allfrankclearly / clearly / clearly manifest
VERBcontactfrank, postmarkstamp with a postmark to indicate date / date and time of mailing
communicationfrankexempt by means of an official pass or letter, as from customs or other checks
frank / Frank > pronunciation
Soundsfrae'ngk
Rhymesantitank ... yank / Yank: 28 rhymes with aengk...
English > frank: 6 senses > adjective 1
MeaningCharacterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion.
Example "tell me what you think--and you may just as well be frank"
Synonymsblunt, candid, forthright, free-spoken, outspoken, plainspoken, point-blank, straight-from-the-shoulder
BroaderdirectStraightforward in means or manner or behavior or language or action
Spanishdirecto, firme, franco, sincero
Catalandirecte, franc, sincer
Nounsfranknessthe quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech
franknessthe trait of being blunt and outspoken
Adverbsfrankly(used as intensives reflecting the speaker's attitude) it is sincerely the case that
English > frank: 6 senses > adjective 2
Meaningclearly / clearly / clearly manifest; evident.
Example"frank enjoyment"
Broaderobviouseasily perceived / perceived by the senses or grasped by the mind
English > Frank: 6 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA member of the ancient Germanic peoples who spread from the Rhine into the Roman Empire in the 4th century.
InstancesClovis, Clovis Iking of the Franks who unified Gaul and established his capital at Paris and founded the Frankish monarchy
NarrowerSalian Frank, SalianA member of the tribe of Franks who settled in the Netherlands in the 4th century AD
BroaderEuropeanA native or inhabitant of Europe
CatalanFrank
AdjectivesFrankishof or relating to the Franks
English > frank: 6 senses > noun 2, food
MeaningA smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked; often served on a bread roll.
Synonymsfrankfurter, hotdog, hot dog, dog, wiener, wienerwurst, weenie
Part ofhotdog, hot dog, red hotA frankfurter served hot on a bun
NarrowerVienna sausageshort slender frankfurter usually with ends cut off
BroadersausageHighly seasoned minced meat stuffed in casings
Spanishfrankfurt, hotdog, salchicha de Frankfurt, salchicha, wienerwurst
Catalanfrankfurt, salsitxa de Frankfurt, wienerwurst
English > frank: 6 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningStamp with a postmark to indicate date / date and time of mailing.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonympostmark
BroaderstampTo mark, or produce an imprint in or on something
Spanishfranquear, timbrar
Catalanfranquejar, timbrar
English > frank: 6 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningexempt by means of an official pass or letter, as from customs or other checks.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Broaderexcuse, relieve, let off, exemptgrant exemption or release to
Spanishfranquear

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