1. [ noun ] (chemistry) a substance prepared according to a formula
Synonyms: preparation
Related terms: compound cleansing_agent polish smelling_salts glycerinated_gelatin nebula formulate
2. [ noun ] inventing or contriving an idea or explanation and formulating it mentally
Synonyms: conceptualization formularising formularizing conceptualisation
Related terms: creating_by_mental_acts approach framing conceive invent
3. [ noun ] the style of expressing yourself
Synonyms: expression

"he suggested a better formulation" "his manner of expression showed how much he cared"

Related terms: expressive_style parlance wording Anglicism boilerplate honorific Americanism archaism sentimentalism colloquialism formulate
Similar spelling:   formalization