Definitions for formally

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word formally

Princeton's WordNet

  1. formally, officially(adverb)

    with official authorization

    "the club will be formally recognized"

  2. formally(adverb)

    in a formal manner

    "he was dressed rather formally"

Wiktionary

  1. formally(Adverb)

    In a formal manner.

    He dressed quite formally - too formally for the occasion.

  2. formally(Adverb)

    In accordance with official procedure.

    He formally filed a complaint, which involved much paperwork.

  3. formally(Adverb)

    In accordance with rigorous rules.

    He proved it formally but gave his students no intuitive feel for the matter.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Formally(adverb)

    in a formal manner; essentially; characteristically; expressly; regularly; ceremoniously; precisely

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'formally' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4346

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'formally' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2909

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'formally' in Adverbs Frequency: #280

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of formally in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of formally in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Li Fangping:

    I heard from their lawyer that today the trial formally started.

  2. Jonathan Volk:

    These are important clinical questions that we need to look at and plan to formally, but not from the data we have now.

  3. John Kerry:

    And when it is timely, when it is appropriate, I look forward to traveling to Cuba in order to formally open an embassy and begin to move forward.

  4. Foreign Ministry under-secretary Abdallah al-Azraq:

    Sudan formally requested - I formally requested - that UNAMID make an exit strategy. That does not mean it will pack up its things and say goodbye.

  5. Elliot Wayne Eisner:

    We have inadvertently designed a system in which being good at what you do as a teacher is not formally rewarded, while being poor at what you do is seldom corrected nor penalized.

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