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ˈfɔr myəˌleɪtfor·mu·late

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  1. explicate, formulate, developverb

    elaborate, as of theories and hypotheses

    "Could you develop the ideas in your thesis"

    Synonyms:
    rise, grow, educate, produce, explain, train, acquire, invent, explicate, make grow, develop, excogitate, evolve, arise, germinate, articulate, devise, break, modernise, spring up, phrase, build up, get, originate, give voice, contrive, word, forge, uprise, modernize, recrudesce, prepare

  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"

    Synonyms:
    excogitate, ruminate, work, fake, prepare, make up, develop, contemplate, muse, get up, organize, fabricate, forge, plan, speculate, throw, cast, mull over, think over, form, mould, invent, word, manufacture, mull, explicate, reflect, fashion, articulate, spirt, cook up, organise, meditate, hammer, counterfeit, chew over, contrive, shape, phrase, ponder, spurt, give voice, project, design, machinate, devise, mold

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

    put into words or an expression

    "He formulated his concerns to the board of trustees"

    Synonyms:
    sound out, devise, enounce, explicate, say, develop, excogitate, enunciate, articulate, joint, phrase, pronounce, vocalise, invent, contrive, vocalize, word, forge, give voice

  4. formulateverb

    prepare according to a formula

    Synonyms:
    phrase, devise, explicate, invent, word, excogitate, forge, articulate, give voice, contrive, develop

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How to use formulate in a sentence?

  1. Daniel Levitin:

    Knowing better how the brain is organized, how it functions, what chemical messengers are working and how they're working -- that will allow us to formulate treatments for people with brain injury, or to combat diseases or disorders or even psychiatric problems.

  2. Interior Minister Olga Sanchez:

    We will formulate a plan for the migrants still in Mexico with this program, it’s foreseeable that in the distant future, there will be an increase in the flow of migrants trying to get to the United States via Mexico.

  3. Joe Crameri:

    Once we've got that information, then we'll be able to formulate a more correct plan for how we can separate Nima Pelden but at the moment we remain confident that we should achieve that in a single operation and we should be able to achieve a good outcome for both twins.

  4. Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel:

    There are efforts to formulate an alternative offer. Whether that materializes, we will see.

  5. Hulton Archive/Getty Images:

    But every actor has that issue, people formulate an opinion about you and expect you to be a particular way. And when you’re not that way, they’re disappointed. They don’t quite understand it. That was an issue I was faced with.


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