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  Definition of formulate
  1. elaborate, as of theories and hypotheses; "Could you develop the ideas in your thesis"
  2. put into words or an expression; "He formulated his concerns to the board of trustees"
  3. come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or priciple) after a mental effort; "excogitate a way to measure the speed of light"
  4. prepare according to a formula
Similar Words: explicate, develop, give voice, word, phrase, articulate, invent, contrive, devise, excogitate, forge

 

Hyponyms: mature, redevelop, reformulate, ask, lexicalize, lexicalise, dogmatize, dogmatise, formularize, formularise, frame, redact, cast, put, couch

 

Grouped Verbs: develop, acquire, evolve

 

Derivational Morphology: conceptualization, conceptualisation, formulation, explication, articulation, voice, idiom, idiomatic expression, phrasal idiom, set phrase, phrase, wording, diction, phrasing, phraseology, choice of words, verbiage, word, expression, formula, invention, innovation, excogitation, conception, design, excogitator, planner, contriver, deviser, devising, fashioning, making, devisal, contrivance, inventor, discoverer, artificer, recipe, rule, preparation

 

 
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