What does Formulary mean?

Definitions for Formularyˈfɔr myəˌlɛr i

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Formulary.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. formulary, pharmacopeia(adj)

    (pharmacology) a book containing a compilation of pharmaceutical products with their formulas and methods of preparation

    "postexposure prophylaxis is an integral part of the pharmacopeia in preventing severe disease after acute infections"

  2. formulary(adj)

    of or relating to or of the nature of a formula


  1. formulary(Noun)

    A pharmacopoeia or list of available drugs, particularly prescription drugs

  2. formulary(Noun)

    A list of drugs, created by health insurers, hospitals, or prescription drug plans, that defines how costs for any drug are shared between patient and health care provider, typically broken down by tiers such as preferred generics with lowest copay, or preferred brand with higher copay, or non-preferred brand and not covered tiers with the highest cost to the patient.

  3. formulary(Noun)

    An ancient or medieval collection of models for official writings.

  4. formulary(Noun)

    A collection of formulas in sciences and mathematics.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Formulary(adj)

    stated; prescribed; ritual

  2. Formulary(noun)

    a book containing stated and prescribed forms, as of oaths, declarations, prayers, medical formulaae, etc.; a book of precedents

  3. Formulary(noun)

    prescribed form or model; formula

  4. Origin: [Cf. F. formulaire.]


  1. Formulary

    Formularies are medieval collections of models for the execution of documents, public or private; a space being left for the insertion of names, dates, and circumstances peculiar to each case. Their modern equivalent are forms.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Formulary in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Formulary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Aaron Kesselheim:

    It either gets on the drug formulary or it doesn't.

  2. Chief Medical Officer:

    They cannot buy their way back onto the national preferred formulary at this time.

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Translations for Formulary

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • फार्मूलरीHindi

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