Synonyms of formatting


1. format, formatting, data format, data formatting, information, info

usage: the organization of information according to preset specifications (usually for computer processing)


1. format, arrange, change

usage: set (printed matter) into a specific format; "Format this letter so it can be printed out"

2. format, determine, set

usage: determine the arrangement of (data) for storage and display (in computer science)

3. format, initialize, initialise, divide, split, split up, separate, dissever, carve up

usage: divide (a disk) into marked sectors so that it may store data; "Please format this disk before entering data!"

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