Synonyms of formalized


1. formalize, formalise, declare, adjudge, hold

usage: make formal or official; "We formalized the appointment and gave him a title"

2. validate, formalize, formalise, authorize, authorise, pass, clear

usage: declare or make legally valid


1. formalistic, formalized, formalised

usage: concerned with or characterized by rigorous adherence to recognized forms (especially in religion or art); "highly formalized plays like `Waiting for Godot'"

2. formalized, formalised, official (vs. unofficial)

usage: given formal standing or endorsement; made official or legitimate by the observance of proper procedures

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