What does formulate mean?

Definitions for formulate
ˈfɔr myəˌleɪtfor·mu·late

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. explicate, formulate, developverb

    elaborate, as of theories and hypotheses

    "Could you develop the ideas in your thesis"

  2. invent, contrive, devise, excogitate, formulate, forgeverb

    come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort

    "excogitate a way to measure the speed of light"

  3. give voice, formulate, word, phrase, articulateverb

    put into words or an expression

    "He formulated his concerns to the board of trustees"

  4. formulateverb

    prepare according to a formula

Wiktionary

  1. formulateverb

    To reduce to, or express in, a formula; to put in a clear and definite form of statement or expression.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Formulateverb

    to reduce to, or express in, a formula; to put in a clear and definite form of statement or expression

Editors Contribution

  1. formulate

    Create according to a specific and intelligent formula.

    They did formulate the scientific response and were delighted with the results.


    Submitted by MaryC on May 5, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'formulate' in Verbs Frequency: #839

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of formulate in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of formulate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of formulate in a Sentence

  1. Patrick Gore:

    Even though Charlie Capalbo was n’t feeling well, I know Charlie Capalbo never used it as an excuse ; Charlie Capalbo wanted to be on the ice and give Charlie Capalbo best effort, charlie Capalbo’s got that fighting mentality, that will-to-win mentality. Capalbo’s mother told the news outlet she suspects her son was downplaying his symptoms so he could continue to represent his team on the ice. After losing in the state tournament, Charlie Capalbo returned to the initial physician’s office, and Charlie Capalbo father, Anthony, demanded blood work and a chest X-ray for his son, the CT Post reported. CANCER RESEARCHER-TURNED-PATIENT STARTS FACEBOOK GROUP TO TACKLE COMPLEX WORLD OF CLINICAL TRIALS The tests detected a large mass growing in Capalbo’s chest, and the next day Charlie Capalbo arrived at Yale-New Haven Hospital for a series of tests to determine whether the cancer had spread and to formulate a 32-month treatment plan, according to the report.

  2. Chinese Vice President Li Yuanchao:

    China is willing to help Afghanistan formulate infrastructure plans to strengthen interconnectedness and intercommunication with surrounding countries.

  3. Peter Marks:

    Now is the time to discuss the need for future boosters as we aim to move forward safely, with COVID-19 becoming a virus like others such as influenza that we prepare for, protect against, and treat, bringing together our panel of expert scientific external advisors in an open, transparent discussion about booster vaccination is an important step to gain insight, input and expert advice as we begin to formulate the best regulatory strategy to address COVID-19 and virus variants going forward.

  4. William Ralph Inge:

    We have enslaved the rest of the animal creation, and have treated our distant cousins in fur and feathers so badly that beyond doubt, if they were able to formulate a religion, they would depict the Devil in human form.

  5. Larry Krasner:

    We should all be outraged that senseless, preventable violence continues to claim and break lives here in Philadelphia and in communities across the country that are also experiencing alarming increases in gun violence, we have seen cycles of increased homicides before, and we have more research and data than ever on which to formulate solutions.

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