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Synonyms for formula
ˈfɔr myə lə; -ˌli

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. formula, expression(noun)

    a group of symbols that make a mathematical statement

    facial expression, reflection, construction, recipe, formulation, aspect, rule, chemical formula, saying, look, verbal expression, expression, manifestation, verbalism, grammatical construction, pattern, face, convention, locution, normal, reflexion

  2. recipe, formula(noun)

    directions for making something

    convention, rule, expression, pattern, chemical formula, recipe, normal

  3. formula(noun)

    a conventionalized statement expressing some fundamental principle

    normal, pattern, recipe, convention, chemical formula, rule, expression

  4. formula, chemical formula(noun)

    a representation of a substance using symbols for its constituent elements

    convention, rule, expression, pattern, chemical formula, recipe, normal

  5. convention, normal, pattern, rule, formula(noun)

    something regarded as a normative example

    "the convention of not naming the main character"; "violence is the rule not the exception"; "his formula for impressing visitors"

    form, expression, ruler, practice, regulation, radiation diagram, dominion, principle, rule, figure, approach pattern, chemical formula, linguistic rule, shape, radiation pattern, prescript, blueprint, traffic pattern, conventionalism, conventionality, recipe, pattern, convening, convention, design, normal

  6. formula(noun)

    a liquid food for infants

    normal, pattern, recipe, convention, chemical formula, rule, expression

  7. rule, formula(noun)

    (mathematics) a standard procedure for solving a class of mathematical problems

    "he determined the upper bound with Descartes' rule of signs"; "he gave us a general formula for attacking polynomials"

    rule, convention, regulation, normal, principle, chemical formula, ruler, prescript, pattern, expression, linguistic rule, recipe, dominion

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. formula

    Law, in its ideal, is the statement of a principle of right in mandatory form, by competent authority, with adequate penalty for disobedience; in common use, the term is applied to any legislative act, however imperfect or unjust. Command and commandment are personal and particular; as, the commands of a parent; the ten commandments. An edict is the act of an absolute sovereign or other authority; we speak of the edict of an emperor, the decree of a court. A mandate is specific, for an occasion or a purpose; a superior court issues its mandate to an inferior court to send up its records. Statute is the recognized legal term for a specific law; enactment is the more vague and general expression. We speak of algebraic or chemical formulas, municipal ordinances, military orders, army regulations, ecclesiastical canons, the rules of a business house. Law is often used, also, for a recognized principle, whose violation is attended with injury or loss that acts like a penalty; as, the laws of business; the laws of nature. In more strictly scientific use, a natural law is simply a recognized system of sequences or relations; as, Kepler's laws of planetary distances. A code is a system of laws; jurisprudence is the science of law, or a system of laws scientifically considered, classed, and interpreted; legislation, primarily the act of legislating, denotes also the body of statutes enacted by a legislative body. An economy (Greek oikonomia, primarily the management of a house) is any comprehensive system of administration; as, domestic economy; but the word is extended to the administration or government of a state or people, signifying a body of laws and regulations, with the entire system, political or religious, especially the latter, of which they form a part; as, the code of Draco, Roman jurisprudence, British legislation, the Mosaic economy. Law is also used as a collective noun for a system of laws or recognized rules or regulations, including not only all special laws, but the principles on which they are based. The Mosaic economy is known also as the Mosaic law, and we speak of the English common law, or the law of nations. Polity (Greek politeia, from polis, a city) signifies the form, constitution, or method of government of a nation, state, church, or other institution; in usage it differs from economy as applying rather to the system, while economy applies especially to method, or to the system as administered; an economy might be termed a polity considered with especial reference to its practical administration, hence commonly with special reference to details or particulars, while polity has more reference to broad principles.

    canon, code, command, commandment, decree, economy, edict, enactment, jurisprudence, law, legislation, mandate, order, ordinance, polity, principle, regulation, rule, statute

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. formula(n.)

    form, rule, model, formulary

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. formula(n)

    ritual, ceremony, ceremonial, rule, principle, recipe

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  1. Salma Shahin:

    We run when everything that is wrong with Cairo is asleep, and that has been our winning formula.

  2. Bjorn Gulden:

    Motor sport is the fastest sport that exists, Formula One being the fastest of the fastest. It fits our DNA, red Bull is the most fun in Formula One.

  3. Novak Djokovic:

    I've been through a process of evolution and I feel like I've learned a lot mentally how to handle situations on the biggest stages when I play against my biggest rivals, i've found a formula that works.

  4. Chief Executive Jeremy Stafford:

    The aviation business has a great deal of opportunity around the world and as we take full advantage of that opportunity it requires substantial amount of cash to sustain our leading position in that market, having a very strong cash-generative business working alongside it gives us a winning formula.

  5. Paul Ryan:

    This tells me there’s a formula there for getting things done, and maybe tax reform, it was a good opportunity to work with Ms. Pelosi in a bipartisan way to do the right thing for the country.

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