HyperDic: formulate

English > 4 senses of the word formulate:
VERBcommunicationformulate, explicate, developelaborate, as of theories and hypotheses
creationformulate, invent, contrive, devise, excogitate, forgecome up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort / effort
communicationformulate, give voice, word, phrase, articulateput into words or an expression
creationformulateprepare according to a formula
formulate > pronunciation
Soundsfao'rmyahley.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > formulate: 4 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningelaborate, as of theories and hypotheses.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsexplicate, develop
NarrowermatureDevelop and work out fully in one's mind
redevelop, reformulateformulate or develop again, of an improved theory or hypothesis
Broaderspeculate, theorize, theorise, conjecture, hypothesize, hypothesise, hypothecate, supposeTo believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds
Similar todevelop, acquire, evolvegain through experience
developelaborate by the unfolding of a musical idea and by the working out of the rhythmic and harmonic changes in the theme
Spanishdesarrollar, elaborar, formular
Catalandesenvolupar, elaborar, formular
Nounsformulationinventing or contriving an idea or explanation and formulating it mentally
English > formulate: 4 senses > verb 2, creation
Meaningcome up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort / effort.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelDid he formulate his major works over a short period of time?
Synonymsinvent, contrive, devise, excogitate, forge
Broadercreate by mental act, create mentallyCreate mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands
Spanishfalsificar, formular, idear, inventar, tramar
Catalanfalsificar, formular, idear, inventar, preveure, tramar
Nounsformulaa conventionalized statement expressing some fundamental principle
formulationinventing or contriving an idea or explanation and formulating it mentally
English > formulate: 4 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaningput into words or an expression.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"He formulated his concerns to the board of trustees"
Synonymsgive voice, word, phrase, articulate
Narroweraskdirect or put
dogmatize, dogmatisestate as a dogma
formularize, formulariseExpress as a formula
frame, redact, cast, put, couchformulate in a particular style or language
lexicalize, lexicalisemake or coin into a word or accept a new word into the lexicon of a language
Broaderexpress, show, evinceGive expression / expression to
Spanishformular
Catalanformular, redactar
Nounsformulationinventing or contriving an idea or explanation and formulating it mentally
formulationthe style of expressing yourself
English > formulate: 4 senses > verb 4, creation
MeaningPrepare according to a formula.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Categorychemistry, chemical scienceThe science of matter
Broadercreate from raw material, create from raw stuffmake from scratch
Nounsformula(mathematics) a standard procedure for solving a class of mathematical problems
formuladirections for making something
formulationa substance prepared according to a formula

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