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Synonyms of formulate

Verb


1. explicate, formulate, develop, speculate, theorize, theorise, conjecture, hypothesize, hypothesise, hypothecate, suppose

usage: elaborate, as of theories and hypotheses; "Could you develop the ideas in your thesis"

2. invent, contrive, devise, excogitate, formulate, forge, create by mental act, create mentally

usage: come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort; "excogitate a way to measure the speed of light"

3. give voice, formulate, word, phrase, articulate, express, show, evince

usage: put into words or an expression; "He formulated his concerns to the board of trustees"

4. formulate, create from raw material, create from raw stuff

usage: prepare according to a formula

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