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FRANK, adjective

1. Open; ingenuous; candid; free in uttering real sentiments; not reserved; using no disguise. Young persons are usually frank; old persons are more reserved.

2. Open; ingenuous; as a frank disposition or heart.

3. Liberal; generous; not niggardly. [This sense is now rare.]

4. Free; without conditions or compensation; as a frank gift.

5. Licentious; unrestrained. [Not used.]