Zend (also known as Zend Framework or ZF) is more like a collection of PHP packages that you can use through Composer as a package dependency manager. It has the MVC pattern and allows you to develop web applications through object-oriented code that supports a wide range of language features. 

Zend now the Laminas Project is an open source, object-oriented web application framework implemented in PHP 7 and licensed under the New BSD License. The framework is basically a collection of professional PHP-based packages.