Definitions for: Formulate

[v] elaborate, as of theories and hypotheses; "Could you develop the ideas in your thesis"
[v] put into words or an expression; "He formulated his concerns to the board of trustees"
[v] come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or priciple) after a mental effort; "excogitate a way to measure the speed of light"
[v] prepare according to a formula, of chemicals

Webster (1913) Definition: For"mu*late, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Formulated; p.
pr. & vb. n. Formulating.]
To reduce to, or express in, a formula; to put in a clear and
definite form of statement or expression. --G. P. Marsh.

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

See Also: ask, cast, conjecture, couch, create by mental act, create from raw material, create from raw stuff, create mentally, dogmatise, dogmatize, evince, express, formularise, formularize, frame, hypothecate, hypothesise, hypothesize, lexicalise, lexicalize, mature, put, redact, redevelop, reformulate, show, speculate, suppose, theorise, theorize

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