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Definition 1: inventing or contriving an idea or explanation and formulating it mentally - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for formulation in the sense of this definition

(formulation is a kind of ...) the act of creating something by thinking

(... is a kind of formulation ) ideas or actions intended to deal with a problem or situation

"his approach to every problem is to draw up a list of pros and cons" "an attack on inflation" "his plan of attack was misguided"

(... is a kind of formulation ) formulation of the plans and important details

"the framing of judicial decrees"

Definition 2: the style of expressing yourself - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where formulation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for formulation in the sense of this definition

(formulation is a kind of ...) a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period

"all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper"

(... is a kind of formulation ) the excessive expression of tender feelings, nostalgia, or sadness in any form

(... is a kind of formulation ) an expression that is used in Great Britain (especially as contrasted with American English)

(... is a kind of formulation ) an expression that is characteristic of English as spoken by Americans

(... is a kind of formulation ) a manner of speaking that is natural to native speakers of a language

(... is a kind of formulation ) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

(... is a kind of formulation ) standard formulations uniformly found in certain types of legal documents or news stories

(... is a kind of formulation ) the use of an archaic expression

(... is a kind of formulation ) an expression of respect

"the Japanese use many honorifics"

(... is a kind of formulation ) the manner in which something is expressed in words

"use concise military verbiage"

Definition 3: a substance prepared according to a formula - [noun denoting substance]

Samples where formulation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the physician prescribed a commercial preparation of the medicine

Synonyms for formulation in the sense of this definition

(formulation is a kind of ...) (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight

(... is a kind of formulation ) a preparation used in cleaning something

(... is a kind of formulation ) a gelatinous preparation made from gelatin and glycerin and water; used as a base for ointments and suppositories

(... is a kind of formulation ) a medicinal liquid preparation intended for use in an atomizer

(... is a kind of formulation ) a preparation used in polishing

(... is a kind of formulation ) a commercial preparation of starch that is used to stiffen textile fabrics in laundering

(... is a kind of formulation ) a pungent preparation of ammonium carbonate and perfume; sniffed as a stimulant to relieve faintness

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