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Synonyms for formulate
ˈfɔr myəˌleɪt

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  1. explicate, formulate, develop(verb)

    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, forge(verb)

    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, articulate(verb)

    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. formulate(verb)

    prepare according to a formula

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "formulate":

    formulating, formulation, develop, make, enacted, articulate, devise, elaboration, elaborate, formula, prepare, drafting, design

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How to use formulate in a sentence?

  1. Matt Skinner:

    We had hopes that... we would have more time and that the directive would also generate data that researchers could use to better formulate whatever the next steps may be, obviously we don't have the time for that now.

  2. Jonas Hinnfors:

    He has personified the transformation from bomber jackets and steel-toed boots to suits, he has managed to formulate the party's core issues in a very skilful manner but also managed to avoid issues that are bad for the party.

  3. Liu Zhiquan:

    It essentially aims to improve environmental quality and force local authorities to formulate a more sensible industrial plan.

  4. Alfred Jules Ayer:

    The fact that people have religious experiences is interesting from the psychological point of view, but it does not in any way imply that there is such a thing as religious knowledge...Unless he can formulate this 'knowledge' in propositions that are empirically verifiable, we may be sure that he is deceiving himself.

  5. 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.


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